Ubusuna no kami
   See Ujigami. Ubusuna means literally birth-ground, place of birth. The ubusuna [no kami] is the kami of the place in which one was born.

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  • 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 …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • 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 …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Ujigami —    The kami of an uji, clan , community . In practice more or less interchangeable with ubusuna, the kami of one s birthplace, though ujigami carries mainly the sense of ancestor or parent kami. The ujigami is the protective or tutelary deity of… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Ujigami — (jap. 氏神) sind im Shintō Glauben lokale Kami, welche über den Ort wachen, an dem sie verehrt werden. Ursprünglich waren Ujigami meist die Geister von Ahnen, die von einem bestimmten Clan (uji) abstammten, von dessen Anführern (uji no kami) und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chinjusha — Hiyoshi Taisha is Enryaku ji s tutelary shrine In Japanese chinjusha (鎮守社•鎮社?, or tutelary shrine) is …   Wikipedia

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