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Kami

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

(Jap.). Objects of prayers and offerings and the subjects of mythology in the Japanese Shintō religion. In some senses they are analogous to the gods of ancient Greco-Roman or Nordic...

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Kami

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 121 words.

Shinto deities in Japan are known as kami. Shinto is literally “the way of the kami”. For the

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Kami

David Leeming.

in A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 118 words.

Shinto (see Shinto entries) deities in Japan are known as kami. Shinto is literally “the way of the

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Kami

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

(Jap.). Objects of prayers and offerings and the subjects of mythology in the Japanese Shintō religion. In some senses they are analogous to the gods of ancient Greco-Roman or Nordic...

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Lyle Kami

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 210 words.

b. Kimberlee Howg, 7 September 1968, Edina, Minnesota, USA. As a child, Nashville-based singer-songwriter Kami Lyle ranged far and wide

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Kami Lyle

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Kimberlee Howg, 7 September 1968, Edina, Minnesota, USA. As a child, Nashville-based singer-songwriter Kami Lyle ranged far and wide in the ravines and woods of Minnesota - experiences...

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Kami, Yz

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 1106 words.

Iranian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1956, in Tehran, Iran.

Painter.

Raised in a Shiite Muslim household in Tehran, YZ Kami fuses portraiture with motifs from...

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Yama no kami

David Leeming.

in A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 40 words.

In Japanese Shinto (see Shinto entries), Yama no kami is the mountain deity (see Kami) who comes

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Umashiashikabihikoji-no-kami

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 11 words.

Umashiashikabihikoji-no-kami is one of the Japanese Shinto Separate heavenly deities.

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Yama no kami

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

In Japanese Shinto, Yama no kami is the mountain deity who comes down from the mountain and becomes ta no kami, the god of the fields, who brings crops.

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Magatsuhi-no-kami

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(Jap., ‘kami of misfortune-force’).

In Shinto, divine beings which bring about sin, pollution, disaster, and evil. They belong to the land of Yomi, the netherworld. Related terms...

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Magatsuhi-no-kami

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 43 words.

(Jap., ‘kami of misfortune-force’).

In Shinto, divine beings which bring about sin, pollution, disaster, and evil. They belong to

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Kami no michi

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 46 words.

(Jap.),

the native Japanese words meaning ‘the Way of the Kami’, corresponding to the Chinese shen-tao (Shinto)

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Yama no kami

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 32 words.

In Japanese Shinto, Yama no kami is the mountain deity who comes down from the mountain and becomes ta

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Watatsumi-no-kami

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 78 words.

In Japanese Shinto mythology, Watatsumi was the spirit (kami) of the sea. His daughter Toyotama-hime married Hiko-hoho-demi, brother

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Watatsumi-no-kami

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In Japanese Shinto mythology, Watatsumi was the spirit (kami) of the sea. His daughter Toyotama-hime married Hiko-hoho-demi, brother of Ho-no-susori and a grandson of the Japanese sun...

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Kami no michi

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

(Jap.),

the native Japanese words meaning ‘the Way of the Kami’, corresponding to the Chinese shen-tao (Shinto) as the designation for the indigenous religion of Japan. This term...

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The Kami in Myth

Helen Hardacre.

in Shinto

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: East Asian Religions. 11327 words.

Discusses and compares two compilations of ancient myth, Kojiki (712) and Nihon shoki (720), emphasizing their different approaches to the “indigenous” and “the foreign.” Whereas Nihon...

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kami

Damien Keown.

in A Dictionary of Buddhism

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 150 words.

(Jap.). Objects of prayers and offerings and the subjects of mythology in the Japanese Shintō religion. In some senses they

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Kami

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 33 words.

A god or divinity in shintoism, the native religion of Japan, and also the title given to daimios (feudal

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Kami

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 238 words.

(Jap.).

Sacred powers venerated by the Japanese, described in the Shinto mythologies, and enshrined in Shinto shrines (jinja)

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