Karaijin/Karaishin
   See Raijin.

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  • Raijin —    A general term for the kami of thunder, and by extension for rain (in times of drought). The deities are believed to manifest in the form of a serpent or child. The best known is Ryujin the dragon god, a Chinese and Buddhist deity who is… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

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