Tama-shizume
   Or mitama-shizume. A traditional ceremony to pacify the tama of an individual and prevent it leaving the body (e.g. of a sick person).

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  • Tama —    Tama has two meanings, depending on the character with which it is written. One character for tama also pronounced gyoku means precious jewel, as in tamagaki the jewel fence surrounding a shrine or tamagushi a branch offering. The more common… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Shinto — For other uses, see Shinto (disambiguation). Takachiho gawara. Here is a Sacred ground …   Wikipedia

  • Chinkon —     Pacifying the soul = [mi]tama shizume. A chin kon sai (matsuri for the pacification or repose of souls) is held in the imperial palace before the daijosai and the rite is practised especially at the Iso no kami jingu, Tenri, Nara. The idea of …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Harae —    Or harai, o harae, o barai. Purification, purity, the converse of kegare, pollution. Harae is a general term for ceremonies of purification designed to counter misfortune and pollution and restore ritual purity. Sprinkling water on face and… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Mono-imi —    A type of spiritual exercise, tama furi, also o e, paralysis, withering .    See Chinkon, Tama shizume …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Kenta Miyake — 三宅 健太 Born August 23, 1977 (1977 08 23) (age 34) Okinawa Prefecture Occupation Voice actor Kenta Miyake (三宅 健太 …   Wikipedia

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