shiyakujin no hokora
A Book of Little Traditions
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ToCkamiTypes of kamiyaoyorozu-no-kamiaraburu-kami

araburu-kami – 06 / 12 / 2014
araburu-kami あらぶるかみ 荒ぶる神
ara (rough, rude, wild)
ara.buru (malevolent)
kami (that which inspires feelings of reverence, awe, gratitude, fear/terror)

❖ Malignant kami who bring affliction to human beings
ekigami えきがみ 疫神
eki (epidemic, plague)
gami | kami (that which inspires feelings of reverence, awe, gratitude, fear/terror)

❖ Plague kami
hôsôgami ほうそうがみ 疱瘡神
hô (smallpox)
sô (boil)
gami | kami (that which inspires feelings of reverence, awe, gratitude, fear/terror)

❖ Smallpox kami
tatarigami たたりがみ 祟り神
tata.ri (curse, haunt)
gami | kami (that which inspires feelings of reverence, awe, gratitude, fear/terror)

❖ Curse kami
yakubyôgami やくびょうがみ 疫病神
yaku (epidemic)
byô (ill, sick)
gami | kami (that which inspires feelings of reverence, awe, gratitude, fear/terror)

❖ kami of bad fortune and disease
❖ Also called ekibyôgami
ekibyôgami えきびょうがみ 疫病神
eki (epidemic, plague)
byô (ill, sick)
gami | kami (that which inspires feelings of reverence, awe, gratitude, fear/terror)

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