A building within a shrine used in recent times for weddings and other ceremonies not performed in the haiden or heiden.

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  • Jinja —    The generic term for shrine. Literally kami place , a reminder that kami are generally closely identified with the vicinity of the shrine, not seen as remote deities to be worshipped via any shrine (though see Yohai jo). In shrine names, jinja …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Jinja kaikan —     Shrine hall . In modern times a purpose built hotel like building in a shrine which typically offers all the services required for weddings (clothes hire, video recording, catering etc.) or other special meetings, events and exhibitions held… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

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