Yoshida, Kanemigi

Yoshida, Kanemigi
   A scholar and priest who was the adopted grandson and principal successor of Yoshida, Kanetomo. His natural father was the Confucian scholar Kiyohara, Nobutaka. He developed Kanetomo's Yui-itsu shinto based at the Yoshida jinja, after Kanetomo's death.

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  • Yoshida —    Priestly clan (from 1375; formerly the Urabe). Along with the Shirakawa clan, the Yoshida filled the post of Jingihaku for the Imperial household. Scholars and spokesmen such as Yoshida, Kanetomo and Yoshida, Kanemigi established their… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

  • Yui-itsu Shinto —     Unique, peerless shinto . Also known as Yoshida Shinto, Urabe Shinto (Urabe was the former name of the Yoshida clan) or genpon sogen Shinto (fundamental source Shinto). It was a monastic Shinto lineage of the Yoshida priestly clan who were… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

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