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Hieshashintōhimitsuki

This one-volume Sannō Shintō work was written in 1577 by Hafuribe Yukimaru (1512-92), shrine priest (negi) of Hie Shrine (Hiesha). The Hiesha Shintō Himitsu ki was intended to be a reference guide for the reconstruction of Hie Shrine following its razing at the hands of Oda Nobunaga ...

Honchōjinjakō

  This three-volume collection was compiled by Hayashi Razan at the beginning of the modern period. The text was finished between the end of Kanei era (1624-1643) and 1645 and was published during the Shōhō era (1644-1647). The first volume includes material on the Nijūnisha (the Twent...

Hongakukyoyō

This two volume work is the magnum opus of Ōkuni (known at the time as Nonoguchi) Takamasa and was finished in 1855. Included is a two volume appendix entitled Gyojyū mondō. Faced with increasing Western influence following the "opening" of Japan, Takamasa argued that it was necessar...

Ichinomiya junkeiki

  Pilgrimage Record to the Ichinomiya Shrines. Travel account. This work is an account by the early Edo period Shintō scholar Tachibana Mitsuyoshi of his travels on a twenty-three-year pilgrimage to the Ichinomiya (most prominent shrine in each province) shrines between 1675 and 1697. The work i...

Isenigūsakitakenoben

  A "Split Bamboo" Discourse on the Two Shrines of Ise. A historical investigation into the kami worshipped (saijin) at the two Ise Shrines, the Inner and the Outer Shrines. Written by Motoori Norinaga. One fascicle. Manuscript completed in the fifth lunar month of 1798; published in the eighth lunar...

Isenishodaijingūshinmeihisho

  Secret Text on the Names of the Kami at the Two Grand Shrines of Ise. One fascicle. Written by the Negi (Assistant Head Priest) of the Outer Shrine, Watarai Yukitada. According to the colophon, it was compiled and presented by the order of the Senior Regent (Kanpaku) Fujiwara no Kanehira in 1285. O...

Itsunochiwaki

The Parting Ways of Power. Commentary on the "Divine Age" and "Jinmu" chapters of Nihon shoki. Written by the late Edo period National Learning (kokugaku) scholar Tachibana Moribe. Twelve fascicles. Fascicles One and Two are devoted to general theoretical issues, Three through Eleven cover the Divi...

Jindai no maki kuketsu

  This is a representative medieval commentary on Nihon shoki in five volumes. Nothing is known of the author, Inbe Masamichi, but the work was finished in 1367. The commentary only focuses on the first two books of Nihon shoki, "the age of the kami," and the work is worthy of note because of its bro...

Jindai no maki moshiogusa

  This is a point-by-point commentary on Nihon shoki in five volumes written by Tamaki Masahide. The dates of compilation are unclear. This work, which transmits the orthodox tradition of Suika Shintō, was written down by Ōgimachi Kinmichi, and put into its final form by Kinmichi's disciple...

Jingifudenzuki

This work, in one volume, is the first half of the important medieval Ise Shintō text, Daijingū jingi hongi, and this set is completed by Yamato hime no mikoto seiki, which is the last half. Using parts of the classical texts Nihon shoki and Kojiki, it lists the divine genealogy, the vari...

Jingihōten

This is a collection of research into the various shrines recorded in Engishiki (shikinaisha), in nine volumes with one appended set of charts. Tokugawa Yoshinao, the founder of the Owari Clan, compiled it in 1646. Arranged in order of the deities' names, it investigates and elucidates the divine g...

Jingikun

  This comprises one volume. It expounds upon the origins and characteristics of ancient Shintō, and gives moral instruction into the basis for and the method of the worship of the heavenly and earthly deities, as well as the relation of the deities to Confucianism and Buddhism. Kaibara Ekiken w...

Jingishōgōkō

  This is the work in four volumes, written by Oyamada Tomokiyo (1783—1847), though the date of composition is unclear. It arranges various items dealing with the heavenly and earthly deities into categories, such as kami who appear in human form (arahitogami), myōjin (particularly efficaci...

Jingūtenryaku

  This is the work of Sonoda Moriyoshi, a negi (Suppliant Priest) at Kōtai Jingū. It covers a broad area of items relating to the origins of the Ise Shrine, ceremonies, and so forth, and contains detailed research through examinations based on extensive material and service records. It has ...

Jingūzōreishū

This is a work that records the deities enshrined at Ise Jingū, the offerings to the deities for morning and evening, Mii Shrine (Mii no yashiro), divine seals (jinbō), the four quarters, the august pillar of the heart (shin no mihashira), offertory platters (ame no hiraka), official sign...

Jinja kakuroku

  This is a work that includes investigative research into the shrines listed in Engishiki (shikinaisha), as well as well-known shrines not on the list. It is the work of Suzuka Tsuratane in seventy-five volumes, completed in 1870. It was published in 1902 (in two volumes, by Kōtenkō Kenky...

Jinja keimō

  This work gives an outline of the important shrines throughout Japan. It consists of seven bound volumes, with a separate volume as an introduction. It was written by Shirai Sōin, and according to the introduction by Sōin, it was finished in 1667. It was published in 1670. Sōin had w...

Jinmyōchōkōshō

  A work by Deguchi Nobutsune in eight volumes, in which he researched the register of deities (jinmyōchō, see shikinaisha) contained in the Engishiki. Nobutsune studied under his father, Nobuyoshi, and followed his example of researching into texts, and he continued his research for over t...

Jinnōshōtōki

This is a historical record dealing with events from the age of the kami down to Emperor Go-Murakami, written in a mixture of Chinese characters and katakana by Kitabatake Chikafusa. Along with Jien's Gukanshō , this is one of the two most influential historical works of the medieval period. T...

Jinpōshō

This is a work, in one volume, that lists the fiefs, such as shrine assistants (kanbe), shrine stables, shrine orchards, shrine rice paddies (shinden), and myōden (demesne fields) granted to the Grand Shrines of Ise in the Kamakura period, according to the province in which these were located....



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