Guji
   Chief priest of a shrine. The highest grade of Shinto priest apart from the saishu at Ise. After the Meiji restoration the hereditary role of guji was abolished at a number of major shrines including the Ise jingu, Hie taisha, Kasuga taisha, Suwa taisha, Kamo-wake-ikazuchi-jinja and others, and the guji were thenceforth appointed by the government. However in many shrines the role of guji remains in practice hereditary. A guji may be responsible for a single shrine or several (even as many as thirty) small shrines. Guji enjoyed relatively high social status from the Meiji restoration to 1945. In most shrines, except for the very large ones, the role of guji or kannushi is a part-time occupation.
   See Shinshoku.

A Popular Dictionary of Shinto. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Guji — is a term with several meanings:*Guji Oromo are an ethnic group in Ethiopia, a subgroup of the Oromo; ** Guji language *Guji (title) is the Shinto equivalent of a *Guji is another name for inhabitants of Gujarat, which if used incorrectly is… …   Wikipedia

  • Guji — Original name in latin Guji Name in other language Guji, Guji Xiang, Longbaotun, gu ji, gu ji xiang State code CN Continent/City Asia/Shanghai longitude 46.06667 latitude 121.48333 altitude 435 Population 0 Date 2013 06 04 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • gūjì — [ref dict= Universal (Ch Ru) ]估计[/ref] …   Chinese phonetic list

  • gùjí — [ref dict= Universal (Ch Ru) ]痼疾[/ref], [ref dict= Universal (Ch Ru) ]顾及[/ref] …   Chinese phonetic list

  • gŭjī — [ref dict= Universal (Ch Ru) ]古迹[/ref] …   Chinese phonetic list

  • Guji sluoksnis — statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Dvigubojo elektrinio sluoksnio difuzinė dalis. atitikmenys: angl. Gouy layer rus. слой Гуи …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Guji-Oromo — Die Guji (seltener auch Gudji oder Guǧǧi geschrieben) sind eine Untergruppe der Oromo. Sie leben vorwiegend im Süden Äthiopiens in der Verwaltungszone Borena bzw. in der neu gegründeten Guji Zone in der Region Oromia, ein kleiner Teil lebt auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Guji Lorenzana — Infobox musical artist Name = Guji Lorenzana |thumb|Guji|220px Img size = Landscape = Background = solo singer Birth name = Gregory Mangindin Lorenzana, Jr. Alias = GuJi, Goo G Born = Long Beach, California, United States Died = Origin = United… …   Wikipedia

  • Guji Lorenzana — Este artículo está huérfano, pues pocos o ningún artículo enlazan aquí. Por favor, introduce enlaces hacia esta página desde otros artículos relacionados …   Wikipedia Español

  • Guji Oromo — The Guji Oromo are an east African ethnic Oromo group living in southern Ethiopia. They are part nomadic and part agrarian. The Guji Oromo are one of the eldest Oromo groups, but they are among the marginalized ethnic groups in Ethiopia, and lack …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”