Ryujin
   The dragon-deity. A Chinese and Buddhist deity worshipped in a number of Shinto shrines and associated with water. His undersea or other-worldly realm is ryugu, the palace of the dragon. He is widely invoked as a benevolent family or village oracle (takusen matsuri).
   See also Umi-no-kami, Raijin, Akama Jingu.

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