JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES

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Vol. 16 (1989) Shugendo

pp. 117-142 Gorai Shigeru : “Shugendo Lore”.

p.

secret song

125

hound-keeper of Iwata-gawa shot a boar under yew tree where 3 moons came to top of that tree

132

Because it is the Womb Realm, one remains there nine months ... .Therefore the vagina (shokai ..., literally “birth-sea”) is called ... the land of bliss.”

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Vol. 24 (1997) Pilgrimage

pp. 26-29 human gestation, according to the Sangai Iss^inki

p.

month

embryo

deity

26

1st

5-colored jellyfish

?


2nd

monk’s staff with 2 rings

Fudo Myoo

27


wishing-jewel finial on monk’s staff

S^aka


3rd

3-pronged vajra

?


4th

?

Fugen

28

7th

trees on Mt. T>ai

medicine-buddha


8th

full moon

Vairocana


9th

5-pronged vajra

(grand shrine of Ise)

29


the mother’s vulva the torii



10th

birth = 84 hells


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Vol. 29 (2002)

pp. 1-33 Brian O. Ruppert : “Pearl in the Shrine”.

p. 19 mirrors of Izana-gi and of Izana-mi

__ mirror

produceth __

gold

yin

silver

yan

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pp. 265-298 Fabio Rambelli : “The Reikiki and Initiations on Jingi Kanjo”.

p. 271, fn. 8 the 5 kami in each of 3 categories (heaven, man, earth) : 15

#

__ no mikoto

1st

Kuni no sazuc^i

2nd

Toyokumunu

3rd

Uhijini suhijini

4th

Otonoji otomabe

5th

Omodaru kas^ikone

6th

Ama no ya-kudari musuhi

7th

Ama no mi-kudari musuhi

8th

Ama no ai-musuhi

9th

Ama yahohi musuhi

10th

Ama no yasoyorozu hi musuhi

11th

Ki no oya kukunoc^i musubi

12th

Hi no oya kakutsuc^i

13th

Tsuc^i no oya haniyasu

14th

Kane no oya kanayama hiko

15th

Mizu no oya mizuhame

p. 271, fn. 10 the 24 main kami of the major shrine complexes

#

__ dai-myojin / dai-gongen / gongen / tenjin

1st

Koya dm

2nd

Kibune dm

3rd

Inari dm

4th

Gion dm

5th

Tatsuta dm

6th

Tateyama dm

7th

Hakusan dm

8th

Zao g

9th

Kibitsu dm

10th

Suwa dm

11th

Kamo dm

12th

Hirano dm

13th

Hirota dm

14th

Ohara dm

15th

Atsuta dm

16th

Kitano t

17th

Sekisan dm

18th

Hinosan dg

19th

Aso dm

20th

Sanno dg

21st

Kitsuki dm

22nd

Katori dm

23rd

Kas^ima dm

24th

Niu dm

p. 273 generation of deities from ritual implements

implement

what deity it changeth into

one-pronged vajra

Toyouke Daijin

sacred mirror

Tens^o Daijin

pp. 274-275 1st, 2nd & 3rd levels of s^into kanjo

p.

level

significance

274

sacred localization at 1st level

The cavern represents the Sacred Hall [s^inden] ... of the Inner Shrine; Tensho daijin inside the cavern is ... the tathagatagarbha”.


ritual social aequality attained at 2nd level

commoners are on the same level as the emperor.

As monks are on the same level as the Buddha, when commoners look at this altar they attain the imperial seat.”

275

internalization of deities at 3rd level

kami and buddhas are not external to us”

p. 279 formulae / spells [dharan.i-s] (according to the Amefudas^o)

spell

its significance

Vajra-dhatu VAM

given to the male, in Vajra realm

VAM HUM TRAS HRIS AS

the single mind of sentient beings” {Yoga-acara}

VAM A VAM RAM HAM KHAM

names represent the essence of things”

A VI RA HUM KHAM

transmitted by “heavenly ... Fire” to the female

A A AM AS AMS

transmitted to the male, in Womb realm

A VA RA HA KHA

defined”

A RA PA CA NA

{alphabet used by the Sa-skya of gTsan}

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pp. 359-378 Mark McNally : The Sandaiko Debate”.

p. 370 differences in interpretations by the theologians Nakatsune and Atsutane

according to Nakatsune


according to Atsutane

fire

sun

water (because “clear and clean”)

water (cause of tides)

moon

fire




bridge

Heavenly Floating Bridge

boat” (because other kami did not come via it)

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Vol. 31 (2006)