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  Hachiman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hachiman also became to be noted as the guardian of the Minamoto clan of samurai.
Minamoto no Yoshiie, upon coming of age at Iwashimuzu Shrine in Kyoto, took the name Hachiman Taro Yoshiie and through his military prowess and virtue as a leader, became regarded and respected as the ideal samurai through the ages.
After his descendant Minamoto no Yoritomo became shogun and established the Kamakura shogunate, he rebuilt Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine in Kamakura, Japan and started the reverence of Hachiman as the guardian of his clan.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Hachiman   (375 words)

At that time, two sons of Minamoto no Yoriyoshi (a 5th generation descendent of Emperor Seiwa and ruler of the Chinjufu area of Oshu) began to thoroughly develop, organize and catalog Aikijujutsu techniques.
Minamoto no Yoshimitsu (also known as Shinra Saburo or "Genji") (1036 - 1127 A.D.) and Minamoto no Yoshiie (Hachimantaro) (1041 - 1108 A.D.) were both Yamusame (archery) and To-Ho (swordsmanship) masters, brought up in the tradition of their forefathers.
Minamoto no Yoshikiyo moved to the Kai region and became the head of that branch of the Minamoto family.
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 Ancient Japan - 3
Until then, Japan had no writing of its own; Chinese ideographs were used both for their meaning and for their pronunciation in order to represent the Japanese language, which was entirely different grammatically from Chinese.
Outstanding among these samurai were the branch of the Minamoto (or Genji) family descended from the emperor Seiwa and the Taira (Heike) family lineage that traced its roots to the emperor Kammu.
Yoshiie's sudden rise to power forced the court to view him warily, even denying the commendation of estates from would-be clients.
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 Minamoto Yoshiie
Minamoto Yoshiie, a man who came to embody the spirit of the samurai and a legend even in his own time, was the son of Minamoto Yoriyoshi (995-1082).
In a snowstorm, the Minamoto assaulted Sadato’s stronghold at Kawasaki and were driven back; in the course of the hard-fought retreat Yoshiie distinguished himself and earned the nickname ‘Hachimantaro’, or ‘First son (or First born) of the God of War (Hachiman)’.
The legend of Minamoto Yoshiie, who emerged from his northern wars and the chronicles as a cultured man of war, established a model for future samurai that would influence generations of warriors to come.
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 1083-87. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
A second civil war (Heiji no ran) broke out, in which Minamoto no Yoshitomo and an adventurous young Fujiwara noble, Nobuyori (1133–60), gained temporary control of the capital in a successful coup, but they were soon crushed by the Taira.
An abortive uprising against the Taira, led by an imperial prince and Minamoto Yorimasa (1106–80) together with certain monasteries, started a general uprising of the remnants of the Minamoto clan under the leadership of Yoshitomo's son, Yoritomo (1147–99), backed by Taira and other clansmen of eastern Japan.
The elimination of the Taira left Yoritomo, as head of the Minamoto, virtual ruler of the nation and marked the beginning of the first period of feudal rule in Japan.
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 History and Government>
No undo ceremony or spiritual honing was necessary for admittance to Paradise, only a honest belief in the Buddha and the reciting of his name in praise (the nembutsu).
The Minamoto (or Genji) were founded in a similar way but in their case, a total of four branches were established, each of which was named after the emperor from it was descended: the Saga-Genji, Murakami-Genji, Uda-Genji, and Seiwa-Genji.
Minamoto Yosheii a man who came to embody the spirit of the samurai and a legend even in his own time, was the son of Minamoto Yoriyoshi.
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 Akanezumiya - Publications - Musha Ningyo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Medieval Japan, the invasions of Korea, the conflicts between the Minamoto and the Taira clans are the stuff of foreign romance and legend, a TV mini-series.
The conflicts between the Taira and the Minamoto clans during the 11th and 12th centuries celebrated in the gunki monogatari (war tales) brought an end to the power of the imperial court and gave birth to a new form of government that changed the course of Japanese history: the Shogunate.
The youngest son of Minamoto no Yoshitomo, assassinated by the Taira in 1159, Ushiwaka-maru spent the early years of his life with his mother Tokiwa, before being sent to study at Kurarna Temple.
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 A Chronology of Japanese History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Minamoto Yoriyoshi is appointed by the central government as both governor and commander-in-chief of Mutsu Province in the north.
Minamoto Yoshiie is appointed governor of Mutsu Province and, with the help of Fujiwara Kiyohira, leads troops to put down an insurrection of the Kiyowara family.
Minamoto Yoshichika (Yoshiie's eldest son) is banished to Sanuki for an offense against the court.
www.lac.uic.edu /~dturk/japanhistory/heianhistory.html   (3042 words)

 Hachiman and the Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine in Kamakura, Japan
Hachiman is worshipped as the god of archery and war and later became the tutelary deity of the Minamoto Clan (esp. Minamoto Yoritomo, founder of the Kamakura shogunate).
This sub-shrine is dedicated to the memory of Minamoto Yoritomo (founder of the Kamakura Shogunate) and Minamoto Sanetomo, but not to their sibling Yoriie.
During the Kamakura Era, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine was a mixture of Shinto and Buddhism elements, highlighting the syncratic approach of Yoritomo Minamoto (1147-1199), the founder of the shrine, and his claim to the lineage of the Imperial Family.
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 Encyclopedia of Japanese History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A branch of the Minamoto family descended from Tamehira and Tomohira, sons of the Emperor Murakami.
A branch of the Minamoto family decended from Minamoto Makoto, a son of the Emperor Saga.
A branch of the Minamoto family descended from Sadatoshi, Sadayasu, and Sadazumi, sons of the Emperor Seiwa.
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 United States Kenpo Kobujitsu
The meeting was to no avail, Bodhidharma's words to the worldly emperor meant nothing, and thus, discouraged by his attempts, Bodhidharma left the palace of the emperor and traveled to the Honan province where we entered the Shaolin temple where he would begin a martial history.
Minamoto Yoshiie was born in the fifth generation of the Seiwa Genji, during the Heian period (about 900 years ago).
Because the Minamoto were the most powerful family in eastern Japan, it seems only logical their family art should be referred to as the Daito Ryu.
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 Black Dragon Society
All the Rest To the best of your knowledge, your father has no idea of the BDS and your mother is clueless as well.
And Yoshitsune, the ninth son of Yoshiie, was given to the Kurama temple, to become a Buddhist priest.
No there are agents to be sure to add to the ranks, but the numbers are not that great.
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 Prints on Scenes from Daily Life
In this adventure Yoshiie has sneaked into the mansion of a monk (the man on the right), who had placed a go board on the edge of the balcony, intending to cause Yoshiie to stumble over it, whereupon he hoped to kill him.
Yoshiie, however, deftly jumped onto the balcony, sliced off a corner of the board with his sword and brazenly entered the wife's room.
Shigetada (1164-1205) was a high-ranking general who fought on the side of Minamoto no Yoritomo and, after the latter's death in 1199, became an adviser to Yoritomo's young son Yoriie.
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 Untitled   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
But, Yoshiie and his comrades return, none the less, to the capital after the Three Year war and resumes his posts as Commander of the Palace Guards and the Sovereign's Escort.
May 1180 Minamoto Yorimasa (until now a respected member of the government because he had refrained from taking sides with the Minamoto against Kiyomori and the Taira) plots to overthrow Antoku and Kiyomori and place Prince Mochihito, the son of Go-Shirakawa, on the throne.
August 1180 Minamoto Yoritomo (who had been in exile in Izu and living under the guard of Hôjô Tokimasa, appointed by Kiyomori, since 1160) raises a small group of supporters and attacks and defeats a Taira official in Izu.
www.wilton.k12.ct.us /whs/fac/g/gilberts2/cc/heian.htm   (2918 words)

 Hachiman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hachiman in the Guise of a Buddhist Monk, statue from Kamakura period, 1201 AD Hachiman (Japanese, 八幡神 -shin, also can be read as Yawata no kami) is the Shinto god of war, and divine protector of Japan and the Japanese people.
His symbolic animal and messenger is the dove.
Minamoto no Yoshiie, upon coming of age at Iwashimizu Shrine in Kyoto, took the name Hachiman Taro Yoshiie and through his military prowess and virtue as a leader, became regarded and respected as the ideal samurai through the ages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hachiman   (389 words)

 Episode 22
Suddenly there's a low rumble, and with no more warning the ground caves in under her feet; she grabs Mugen to keep from falling in, falls in anyway, he likewise grabs Jin, and they all pitch down many many feet into an underground cavern.
Takeda Yoshikyo, the founder of the Takeda clan, was a son of Minamoto Yoshimitsu--a brother to the famous Minamoto Yoshitsune.
In 1185 the Minamoto clan defeated the Taira in a naval battle at Dan-no-Ura.
www.spookhouse.net /angelynx/comics/episode-twenty-two.html   (2947 words)

 Aikijutsu and Aikido Genealogy
Yoshimitsu, was the younger brother of Minamoto no Hachiman Taro Yoshiie (1041- 1108), who was considered to be the greatest warrior in all of Japanese History.
No distinctions are made between beginning, and senior students in training.
That means, no matter how the enemy attacks, the moment he touches you, he is disarmed instantly, unable to resist when you counter attack with a throwing, striking, or locking technique.
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 Abe Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Later, when Prince Naka no Oe became Emperor Tenji, reigning from 661 to 672, Kamatari Nakatomi, in 669, was given the name of Fujiwara, in remembrance of the the spot where the coup plot had originated.
The Minamoto clan grew especially strong under the leadership of Yoriyoshi Minamoto (988-1075) and his son, Yoshiie (1039-1106), gained strength during the former Nine Year's and later Three Year's wars (1051-1062).
During the 11th and 12th centuries, the Minamoto and Taira clans vied for power within the imperial court, with the Fujiwara family on both sides.
www.kcnet.com /~denis/abe/abefamly.htm   (1269 words)

 History of Natto and Its Relatives
Hachiman Taro Yoshiie is the popular nickname for Minamoto no Yoshiie, son of Minamoto no Yoriyoshi.
Yoshiie wanted to give cooked soybeans as a gift to the surviving peasants, but since he was in a hurry and had no other container, he put them in a rice-straw sack for the farmers.
It is said that Yoshiie, a poet, and a popular, respected, intelligent person, recognized the potential of his discovery and made a special effort to teach others about it.
www.thesoydaily.com /SFC/Fsoyfoods451.asp   (5057 words)

 Station 23 - Hiraizumi Discussion
With the help of Minamoto no Yoshiie he destroyed the Kiyohara family and took control of the two northern regions of Mutsu and Dewa establishing the Fujiwara clan in Mutsu.
Izumi no Jo was the residence of Hidehira's third son Izumi Saburo Tadahira.
He began his career as a retainer to Dainagon Kuga Tokitada, but when Tokitada's daughter became Yoshitsune's official wife, Kanefusa went with her and became Yoshitsune's retainer so that he would be in a position to continue to serve and protect the daughter.
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His stage partners in the roles of the courtesan Takao (and the ghost of Takao) and the ghost of Seigen are Nakamura Noshio I and Ichikawa Danjûrô V.
His stage partners in the roles of Jûrô's lover Ôiso no Tora and Kudô Saemon Suketsune are Nakamura Rikô I and Matsumoto Kôshirô IV.
May 1779: Mitsugorô plays in the same theater the roles of Takebe Genzô and Umeômaru in the drama "Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami"; the roles of Matsuômaru and Sakuramaru are played by Matsumoto Kôshirô IV and Ichikawa Monnosuke II.
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 Heian Period
The Former Nine-Year War begins: Minamoto no Yoriyoshi and his son Minamoto Yoshiie lead government forces against the Abe family of Mutsu, whose remote clan had become nearly autonomous.
June 23 Minamoto Yorimasa and the warrior monks of Nara are defeated at the Uji bridge by Taira Tomomori and Shigehira.
September Minamoto Yoritmo suggests that Japan be divided into seperate spheres of influnce under Minamoto and Taira leadership; the Court is somewhat in favor of this idea, which the Taira ignore.
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 Family Trees and Poets of the Minamoto and Taira Clans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Minamoto Yoshitsuna's death in an internal quarrel within his own family marked the public launch of this, and got the entire clan branded for being fratricidal, hence too scary to deal with.
Minamoto Yoshitaka, who died too early to see his son grew up to be a legend, left just that son to history: Minamoto Yoshinaka (click here for story and pictures).
Minamoto Yoriiye, the second Shogun, was killed by the Hojos; Minamoto Sanetomo, the third Shogun, his brother, was also killed -- by his own family.
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 Home Page
There is no one with an ounce of pride in motion pictures who does not weep when they see the vast number of empty motion picture theaters in America and realize that they are being added to everyday.
The medium of the motion picture, no mater what the plot of the story may convey, must give beneath all of the coating a solid theme of the loyalty, goodness, the understanding that comes from appreciation, the humanism of life.
There is no other medium which can reach so many people in the world with color, the sound, and the realism of visual and sense appreciation.
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 Heroes in the Heian Era
Minamoto-no-Yoritomo, the first son of Yoshiie, was prisoned in Izu.
And Yoshitsune, the ninth son of Yoshiie, was given to Kurama temple, to become a Buddhism priest.
No, no. There is the rest of the story.
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 Warriors of Japan as Portrayed in the War Tales
Whatever the interpretation, there is no doubt that the failed hero is something to be investigated further.
There is, however, almost no analysis here, and the rest of the book is simply a retelling of what the Taiheiki has to say about their exploits, especially Masashige's inventive guerilla style of fighting.
Many of the insights will probably not be new to people intensely interested in Japanese history although this by no means diminishes the achievement of tracing their evolution in the tales.
www.gotterdammerung.org /books/reviews/w/warriors-of-japan-as-portrayed-in-the-war-tales.html   (1130 words)

In Hell, they are sent to Sai no Kawara, a dried up river, where they are made to build monuments made of small pebbles to Buddha in order attract his compassion and be freed from Hell.
There are no definite answers to the question of why it is so popular though, and the high number of suicides is probably caused by a combination of factors.
No one knows for sure why it fell out of favour, but since the trend coincides with a growing consciousness of the equality of women, it seems likely that mothers didn’t want to give their daughter a name that might make them sound childish and weak.
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Later on, they were said to have moved northward, and to have subjected the Aborigines to their authority, and after numerous struggles for many years, finally settled in the district of YAMATO.
His enthronement, according to the aforesaid source of information, took place in the year of 660 B.C. This event is considered as the foundation of the Empire, and the beginning of a dynasty of sovereigns who ruled over Japan for more than 25 centuries.
Son of TADAYOSHI, possesed six districts, in the center of which he built the castle of KOROMOGAWA, and established a sort of independent principality, keeping all the proceeds of the txes, and refusing to contribute to the expenses of the province, etc. The governors of MUTSU and DEWA marched against him, but were defeated.
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 Northern Earth - Urban Spirit
There are no historical records about the site until 1051, when the warlord Minamoto no Yoshiie, nicknamed Hachiman Taro, 'founded' a jinja here and dedicated it to Hachiman, the god of war.
Much of the spread of Hachiman worship was because he was adopted as the tutelary god of the Minamoto clan, and Hachiman Taro then 'founded' Hachiman jinja at twelve-mile intervals during his campaigns.
The square end of the kofun, containing no bones, was removed to make way for a garden, this now being a children's playground.
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