2015-12-17

Tenjin Sugawara Michizane Legends

- BACK to the Daruma Museum -
. Legends - Heian Period (794 to 1185) - Introduction .
. Japanese legends and tales 伝説 民話 昔話 - Introduction .
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Tenjin Sama Sugawara Michizane Legends 天神菅原道真伝説 Legends about Tenjin

a Shinto god of learning, TenmanTenjin 天満天神, shortened to Tenjin.
A scholar, poet, and politician of the Heian Period of Japan. He is regarded as an excellent poet, particularly in Chinese poetry,
Dazaifu Tenmangu 大宰府天満宮
Kitano Tenmangu in Kyoto 北野天満宮
Statue of the ox (ushi) at Yushima Tenmangu
Tenjin Matsuri Festivals
He was a vengeful spirit, goryoo, onryoo 御霊、怨霊 and had to be appeased as a deity.
. Sugawara Michizane 菅原道真 (854 - 903).
- Introduction -



. Tenjin Sama 天神さま, a popular toy .
Totoo Tenjin 渡唐天神 Tenjin crossing over to China
ushinori Tenjin 牛乗り天神 Tenjin on a cow/bull


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- - - - - ABC List of the prefectures :

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Sado, 相川町 Aikawa

Chinju Kitano Jinja no Saijin Tenjin 鎮守北野神社の祭神天神
The festival for the Protector Deity at the Kitano Jinja is on September 25. Tenjin Sama leaves early for Izumo to meet with the Deities of Japan and to help making Sake. So people offer Amazake and 赤飯 Red Ritual Rice on this day.

. 甘酒と伝説 legends about Amazake "sweet rice wine" .

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- reference : nichibun yokai database 妖怪データベース -
天神様 17
天神 95
菅原道真 22
菅原 111

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. Legends about Kobo Daishi Kukai - 弘法大師 空海 - 伝説 .

. Japanese legends and tales 伝説 民話 昔話 - Introduction .

- Yookai 妖怪 Yokai Monsters of Japan -
- Introduction -

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