Kasuga daimyojin
   See Kasuga, also Myojin.

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  • Kasuga —    The kami variously enshrined at Kasuga (in the city of Nara) constituted initially the ujigami of the pre eminently powerful Fujiwara clan, many of whom became members of the imperial line. Kasuga eventually became the ujigami of the entire… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Kasuga taisha —    The grand shrine of Kasuga, in Nara. With the Buddhist temple Kofukuji the shrine formed part of the pre Meiji Kasuga daimyojin temple shrine complex. It was named Kasuga jinja in 1871, having been purified of Buddhist elements. The present… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Kuji-in — Ku ji simply means “nine syllables”, and refers to a variety of mantras that consist of nine syllables. The syllables used in kuji are numerous, especially within the realm of mikkyo (Japanese esoteric Buddhism)[citation needed]. The kuji most… …   Wikipedia

  • Shinji no —    No plays which are performed in the context of religious ceremonies. The origins of no are found in troupes of actors connected with the parish organisations (za) of the Hie shrine and the Kasuga daimyojin at Nara. A pine tree in the grounds… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Wakamiya jinja —    Built in 1135 in the grounds of the Kasuga shrine, it came under the authority of the Kofukuji Buddhist temple and was organised by inhabitants of Yamato province. It opened up the cult of Kasuga daimyojin to the wider community beyond the… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Sanja takusen —     Oracles of the three shrines (of Amaterasu, Kasuga and Hachiman) which have exerted influence from the medieval period to modern times. According to legend the oracles appeared on the surface of a pond at the Todaiji Buddhist temple in Nara… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • O-tabisho —     A place on a journey . A sacred piece of ground, sometimes with a temporary shrine building constructed with appropriate rites which serves as the temporary resting place for the kami who travels out of the main shrine in a mikoshi. Most… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Kashima-jingū — Der Kashima jingū (jap. 鹿島神宮) ist ein Shintō Schrein in der japanischen Stadt Kashima, Präfektur Ibaraki. Er ist einer der bekanntesten Schreine in der Kantō Region. Sein genaues Alter ist nicht bekannt. Eine Legende führt seinen Ursprung bi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tide jewels — In Japanese mythology, the tide jewels or kanju 干珠 [tide ] ebbing jewel and manju 満珠 [tide ] flowing jewel were magical gems that the Sea God used to control the tides. Classical Japanese history texts record an ancient myth that the ocean kami… …   Wikipedia

  • Mishima Taisha — 三嶋大社 Honden of Mishima Taisha Information Type Mishima …   Wikipedia

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