Japan’s Imperial Institution Embedded Harmoniously in Modern Democracy


Authors : Ni Luh Putu Arsi Widiasih, I Ketut Surajaya.

Volume/Issue : Volume 4 - 2019, Issue 2 - February

Google Scholar : https://goo.gl/DF9R4u

Scribd : https://goo.gl/z674Tn

Thomson Reuters ResearcherID : https://goo.gl/KTXLC3

After the defeat of Japan in World War II, major changes took place in Japan. The constitutionality of the Emperor as an incarnation of god or arahitogami (living God) was abolished, but in reality the rituals associated with it were retained. Emperor Heisei is a tangible example, maintaining public confidence in mythology and spirituality yet open to change of modern democracy without leaving the traditional Japanese values. The existence of Imperial Institution provided harmonious relations among government and Imperial Household. Traditionally Shinto is substratum of Japan’s culture, and Emperor as iconic symbol of Japanese culture and modern democracy. To search and explain more about these phenomena, this study used historical, social, and cultural approaches to help explain the harmonious roles of Japan’s Emperor.

Keywords : Japanese Emperor, Culture, Spiritual, Hirohito, Amaterasu Omikami.

CALL FOR PAPERS


Paper Submission Last Date
31 - December - 2021

Paper Review Notification
In 1-2 Days

Paper Publishing
In 2-3 Days

Never miss an update from Papermashup

Get notified about the latest tutorials and downloads.

Subscribe by Email

Get alerts directly into your inbox after each post and stay updated.
Subscribe
OR

Subscribe by RSS

Add our RSS to your feedreader to get regular updates from us.
Subscribe