“Buddhism” Terms

Reigen-noh (霊験能)

One type of Noh performance. These are Noh stories in which the human roles pray and recite Buddhist...

Matarajin (摩多羅神)

The god that protects the Buddhist temples and temples used to perform the jyōgyōzanmai, a type of m...

Ennen (延年)

A type of temple performance prevalent from the middle of the Heian era through the Kamakura era. En...

Mondō (問答)

Performance in which making the exchange of lines between actors audible is the focus of the perfor...

Rongi (ロンギ)

Noh chants are made up of numerous shōdan. Rongi is one name for shōdan. The rongi are usually sung ...

Shura Mono (修羅物)

In the official five-play style of performance of the Edo era, shin nan nyo kyō ki (deity, man, woma...


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