MOTOHISA YAMAKAGE was born in 1925 and brought up in an old Shintoist family. At the age of eighteen he was initiated into the mysteries of Shinto, and in 1956 became the 79th Grand Master of Yamakage Shinto. Grand Master Yamakage has played a leading role in introducing Shinto to people around the world. Many of his essays, translated into German, French, and English, have been published in leading European magazines. In 2005, Motohisa Yamakage retired and was succeeded by his son, Hitoyoshi Yamakage.
"Renowned Shinto master Motohisa Yamakage takes us to the core of Japan's most ancient religion." --Clear
"Outstanding introduction, ...thoughtful readers can hardly do better than this intelligent insider's guide. Highly recommended." --Library Journal
..".will function as an introduction to ideal Shinto practice..."--Choice