修験道

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修験道 (hiragana しゅげんどう, romaji shugendō)

  1. A highly syncretic Buddhist religion or sect and mystical-spiritual tradition which originated in pre-Feudal Japan, in which enlightenment is equated with attaining oneness with the kami (). Practitioners are called yamabushi (mountain hermit).

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