Basic Terms of Shinto 神道基本用語集

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Text Originally a Buddhist term meaning leader or guide, especially a leader of ascetic practices. However, in the late Heian period, the practice of visiting Shinto shrines such as Kumano and Yoshino became popular, and the term sendatsu came to be used to refer to guides for such pilgrimages. See also oshi.