- Chinju no kami
- A deity similar to the yashikigami who belongs to or is invited in to protect a specific area. Chinju no kami are traditionally found in large and important buildings including Buddhist temples and tend to become regarded as ujigami or ubusuna no kami. An example is the chinju of the Kanda area of Tokyo, propitiated in the Kanda-matsuri.
A Popular Dictionary of Shinto. Brian Bocking.
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