Kyuchu sanden
   The three shrine buildings in the imperial palace in Tokyo, the kashiko-dokoro, korei-den and shinden. They were built in 1889 for the emperor to perform rites for the imperial ancestors and other annual observances.

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  • Koshitsu saishi —    Religious ceremonies (saishi) of the imperial household in which the emperor or an imperial substitute has a priestly function. These include around thirty annual festivals, some of them confidential to the imperial palace, held in the kyuchu… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

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