2016-03-30

Misaki deity legends

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. Japanese legends and tales 伝説 民話 昔話 - Introduction .
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Misaki ミサキ / 御先 / 御前 / 御崎 Legends about the Misaki deity
Misakigami ミサキ神 Misaki Kami Deity
Misaki Daimyoojin 御先大明神 / ミサキ大明神 Misaki Daimyojin
Misaki sama ミサキ様 / ミサキサマ, Osaki オサキ


A deity that can bring misfortune or curses (tatari-gami 祟り神).
This can be the vengeful spirit of a person who died with many regrets in this world and can not leave yet to go to heaven.
saki 先 refers to a harbinger of something, even Misaki as a cape or promontory of land,

Misaki is often simply spelled in Katakana ミサキ.
Misaki is also a small Shinto sanctuary (hokora 祠) at a place where someone died under unnatural circumstances.
haka misaki 墓ミサキ tomb Misaki.
Sometimes a tree is planted in his/ her memory - - - kimisaki 木ミサキ. ,

Natural phenomenon, where people are objected to hardship, can also be the subject of Misaki:
hi no misaki, hinomisaki ヒノミサキ Misaki of fire
mizu misaki ミズミサキ Misaki of Water - for fishermen
yama no misaki マミサキ / 山のみさき Misaki of a Mountain

- for forest workers and hunters

- - - - - The most dreadful is the group of
. shichinin misaki, nananin misaki 七人ミサキ / 7人ミサキ / 七人みさき
"Misaki of seven people" .

who died in an accident or in unnatural circumstances.
They have a page of their own!
With legends from Aichi, Ehime, Hiroshima, Kochi, Oita, Okayama and Shizuoka.


The name MISAKI is also used for the messenger of a deity,
for example the Inari キツネ Kitsune fox or the カラス Karasu raven from Kumano.



source : japangod.dip.jp
Fox, Raven and Seven Human Shadows

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東北地方 Tohoku region

Misaki is a Bird Messenger, Kimisaki キミサキ / 木ミサキ
with rituals at the New Year.


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- - - - - ABC List of the prefectures :

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愛媛県 Ehime

. shirami シラミ and baka 馬鹿 / バカ .

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鹿児島 Kagoshima

misakidon matsuri ミサキドン祭 Misaki Don Festival
for the Bird messenger


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高知県 Kochi
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幡多郡 大月町

同じ場所で何人も死んだり、仏になれずに迷っている死者が固まっていたりしているときなどを、「ミサキがびっくりして漁ができない」という。
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とま莚(トマムシロ)を家の戸口にかけておくと、ミサキ除けになる。トマは十魔に通じるので。

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幡多郡 大正町

Umanosuke 馬之助という子供が山奥へ捨てられ死んだ。それ以降親や親族が次々死に、ミサキ様として祀ると鎮まった。ところが大正の頃、子供や人が死んでは生き返るという事件が起こった。馬之助が祈願を求めているということになり、馬之助大明神として祀った。


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岡山県 Okayama

. Okayama no Misaki Densetsu 岡山のミサキ伝説 Misaki Legends from Okayama .
tsurugi misaki ツルギミサキ Sword Misaki and tsuna misaki ツナミサキ Rope Misaki
and many more



荒神とミサキ ― 岡山県の民間信仰
Kōjin to misaki : Okayama-ken no minkan shinkō
book by 三浦秀宥   Miura Shūyū

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- reference : nichibun yokai database 妖怪データベース -
212 to explore
ミサキ荒神 3 to explore

- reference : ミサキ 神 -

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. Ushirogami ウシロ神 / 後神 / 後ろ髪 Yokai .
"the Deity coming from Behind"

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. Japanese legends and tales 伝説 民話 昔話 - Introduction .

- Yookai 妖怪 Yokai Monsters of Japan -
- Introduction -


. Koojin sama, Aragamisama 荒神様 Kojin Hearth Deity .
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