Basic Terms of Shinto 神道基本用語集

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Text The Shinto priesthood, a general appellation for persons who prepare and participate in shrine ceremonies. Recognition is achieved by attending a school designated by the Jinja Honchô or by passing a qualifying examination. Generally, the highest grade is gûji (chief priest), followed by gongûji (associate chief priest), negi (senior priest), and gonnegi (junior priest).