Purification by water, lustration.
   See Misogi.

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  • Misogi — (jap. 禊) ist ein Reinigungsritual (Waschung) in der Shintō Religion, welches zweimal im Jahr stattfindet. Die Gläubigen reinigen sich vor der Anbetung in einem Wasserfall oder in laufendem, meist kalten, Wasser, vor dem Sonnenaufgang. Für das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Misogi —    Purification or purification ceremony. It can have the same range of meanings as Harai/Harae but refers especially to the use of salt water (or fresh water, cold or warm, or just salt) to remove tsumi or kegare, sins and pollution. At the… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

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