Mi-itsu
(pronounced mi-izu). Also shin'i. The 'prestige' or 'lofty authority' or 'virtue' belonging to a kami. It may be absorbed by the worshipper by, for example, eating the naorai food previously offered to the kami.
   See Shintoku.

A Popular Dictionary of Shinto. .

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  • Genze-riyaku —    Or just riyaku. Benefits in this world, as opposed to rewards in the hereafter. Many kami or shrines are credited with the power to grant particular riyaku. Indeed, kami can be seen as specialists in riyaku.    See Shintoku, Mi itsu …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Miki — (or o miki)    The special name for sake (rice wine) when prepared in various special ways, at some shrines in a special sakadono or sake hall, and offered to the kami (see Shinsen). It is drunk by the participants at the close of a ceremony as… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Naorai —    During (normally towards the end of) a Shinto matsuri, the feast of rice wine and food which has been offered to the kami (shinsen) and is now distributed to the spiritual benefit of worshippers and priests (see Mi itsu). The naorai may also… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Riyaku —    Benefits, commonly referred to honorifically as go riyaku. Genze riyaku specifies this worldly benefits (as against e.g. salvation after death). Go riyaku may include spiritual power and protection gained from kami or Buddhas by religious… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Kyōiku kanji — (教育漢字, Kyōiku kanji ? literalmente kanjis de educación ), también conocidos como Gakunenbetsu kanji haitōhyō (学年別漢字配当表 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Takemikadzuchi — Takemikazuchi (jap. タケミカヅチ; bzw. 建御雷之男神 (タケミカヅチノヲ, Takemikazuchi no wo( no kami) oder タケミカヅチノオ, Takemikazuchi no o( no kami); Karl Florenz übersetzt mit „Tapfer gewaltiger Altehrwürdiger Mann“ und „Tapferer Klingenglänzender Altehrwürdiger Gott“) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Takemikazuchi — (jap. タケミカヅチ; bzw. 建御雷之男神 (タケミカヅチノヲ), Takemikazuchi no wo( no kami) oder タケミカヅチノオ, Takemikazuchi no o( no kami); Karl Florenz übersetzt mit ‚Tapfer gewaltiger Altehrwürdiger Mann‘ und ‚Tapferer Klingenglänzender Altehrwürdiger Gott‘) alias Take… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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