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Title :聞得大君御殿並御城御規式之御次第
Title alternative :Kikoeoogimi Udun Narabini Ogusuku Ogishiki no o shidai
Functions and Regulations of the Kikoe Ogimi at the Palace and Castle
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Issue Date :1875
Abstract :1冊 同治14(1875)年 24枚 古紙 筆写本
A text containing a summary of the rites of the Kikoe ?gimi (Ryukyu's Chief Priestess). The contents are as follows:First Chapter: about the rites that should be carried out at the residence of the Kikoe ?gimi on New Year's Day; rites for the first seeds of barley in February and May; and prayers and rites for prevention of fires at each house throughout the Ryukyu Kingdom.Second Chapter: about the Oaraori, the rite for the appointment of Kikoe ?gimi.Third Chapter: “Ogusuku Okishiki no Jidai” - about rites that the Kikoe ?gimi performs within Shuri Castle.Fourth Chapter: about the bringing of the 5 seeds and the creation myth, and its connection with Kudaka Island.Fifth Chapter: about the words that the Kikoe ?gimi uses when praying to the gods, also known as “Otakabe”.Sixth Chapter: about the rites for praying for the safety of the envoys who would go to China, Japan, Ishigaki Island and Miyako Island, performed inside the inner garden of the main temple of Shuri Castle.An important material in understanding the rituals of the Kikoe ?gimi.
Type Local :沖縄関係コレクション
URI :http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12000/10248
Appears in Collections:Iha Fuyu Collection

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