神楽殿 「かぐらでん」 – kagura-den
The shi-yaku-jin no hokora has a miko in training, and hopes to shortly present a miko kagura based on musuhi no toki (Time of Beginnings) for the kami.
Pictures and a more complete description to come.
産巣日の時 「むすひのとき」 – musuhi no toki
romaji Lyrics Translation
1st knell (4 sec bow) – 7 sec pause – 2nd knell (4 sec bow) – 7 sec pause (instrumental)
 a-ma-tsu-ka-mi  –  ku-ni-tsu-ka-mi  –  ya-o-yo-ro-zu  no  ka-mi-ta-chi  to-mo  ni
ki-ko-shi-me-se  –    –  tsu-mi  to  i-fu  tsu-mi  wa  a-ra-ji  to
Heaven's kami, earth's kami, and all 800 myriad's kami
listen. All impurities of the world are cleansed
 ta-ka-ya-ma  no  i-ho-ri  –  hi-ki-ya-ma  no  i-ho-ri  wo  ka-ki-wa-ke
ki-ko-shi-me-sa-mu  –    –  tsu-mi  to  i-fu  tsu-mi  wa  a-ra-ji  to
Pushing thru high mountain's mist and low mountain's mist;
they listen. All impurities of the world are cleansed
 na-ho-ki  –  ma-go-ko-ro  mo-chi-te  –  mi-chi  ni  ta-ga-fu  ko-to  na-ku Hold an upright, sincere heart, and never lose your path
i-to-shi   i-to-shi  wa-ga  ko   yo
su-ko-ya-ka   na-ru  i-no-chi   wo  –  to-mo  ni   chi-ka-i-shi  mo-ri   ni
ya-su-ra-gi  ta-ma-e   –  na-gi  ta-ma-e 
to-wa  no  to-ki   wo  ki-za-mu  mo-ri   ni
Beloved, beloved my dear children
Live a healthy life in this forest where we took a vow together
Peace please, calm please
in this forest that is marked in time forever
[step NE]   – [step North]   – [step NW]   – [step West]   –
[step SW]   – [step South]   – [stepSE]   – [step East]   – [face North]
(instrumental)
in-a-ho  no  u-mi  –  hô-jô  no  a-me
mu-su-me-ta-chi  no  i-no-ri  –  o-to-ko-ta-chi  no  i-so-shi-mi
tsu-ki  wa  ho-ho-e-mi  –  hi  wa  a-ta-ta-ka-ku
ki-ta-ru  mi-a-re  ni  –  yo-ro-ko-bi  –  tsu-do-u—    tsu-mi  to  i-fu  tsu-mi  wa  a-ra-ji  to
Sea of rice, rain of fertility
Women's prayers, men's hard work
Moon smile, sun warm
Come together and celebrate the joyful occasion
All impurities of the world are cleansed.
i-to-shi   i-to-shi  wa-ga  ko   yo
su-ko-ya-ka   na-ru  i-no-chi   wo  –  to-mo  ni   chi-ka-i-shi  mo-ri   ni
ya-su-ra-gi  ta-ma-e   –  na-gi  ta-ma-e 
to-wa  no  to-ki   wo  ki-za-mu  mo-ri   ni
Beloved, beloved my dear children
Live a healthy life in this forest where we took a vow together
Peace please, calm please
in this forest that is marked in time forever
[face West]   –  [face South]   –  [face East]   –  [face North]   (instrumental)
ten  shô-jô¹   chi  shô-jô  rok-kon  shô- 
ten  shô-jô   chi  shô-jô  rok-kon  shô- 
ten  shô-jô   chi  shô-jô  rok-kon  shô-jô...
Heaven pure, earth pure, six roots² pure
Heaven pure, earth pure, six roots pure
Heaven pure, earth pure, six roots pure
- shake kagura suzu on pause
xx   or   xx - shake kagura suzu on haku
a  knell on haku
¹ cleansed and unspoiled
² the five senses and the mind
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