shiyakujin no hokora
A Book of Little Traditions
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jinja and jingû – 06 / 14 / 2014
jinja じんじゃ 神社
jin | kami (that which inspires feelings of reverence, awe, gratitude, fear/terror)
ja | sha (shrine, office, place)

❖ Generic term for shintô shrines
jingû じんぐう 神宮
jin | kami (that which inspires feelings of reverence, awe, gratitude, fear/terror)
gû (shintô shrine, palace)

❖ Generic name for shintô shrines that have imperial connections
❖ Also called miya
miya みや
miya (shintô shrine, palace)

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