Basic Terms of Shinto 神道基本用語集

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Text Utensils used in religious ceremonies, including the following:

Sanbô A stand used to bear the shinsen or food offerings. Usually made of unpainted hinoki (Japanese cypress).

Oshiki The tray placed on top of the sambô.

Hassokuan Eight-footed table used to bear items such as heihaku, shinsen, and tamagushi.

Takatsuki Pedestal table used to bear the shinsen. In ancient times it was made of clay, but later it came to be made of wood and lacquered. The kaku-takatsuki is angular, and the maru-takatsuki is round.