Jump to navigation Jump to search In this Japanese name, the family name is Abe. View a machine-translated version of the Japanese article. Machine translation เมีย 2018 31/7/61 Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia.
Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. You must provide copyright attribution in the edit summary by providing an interlanguage link to the source of your translation. Emperor on the spiritually correct way to deal with issues. Seimei worked as onmyōji for emperors and the Heian government, making calendars and advising on the spiritually correct way to deal with issues. He prayed for the well-being of emperors and the government as well as advising on various issues.
He was also an astrologer and predicted astrological events. The Seimei Shrine, located in Kyoto, is a popular shrine dedicated to him. The Abeno train station and district, in Osaka, are sometimes said to be named after him, as it is one of the locations where legends place his birth. Seimei’s life is well recorded, and there is little question about it.
Immediately after his death, however, legends arose much like those surrounding Merlin. His pedigree was not very clear. Seimei’s reputation grew sufficiently that, from the late 10th century, the Onmyōryō, the government ministry of onmyōdō, was controlled by the Abe clan. The Kamo clan likewise became the hereditary keepers of the calendar. The mystical symbol of the equidistant five-pointed star, referred to in the West as a pentagram, is known in Japan as the Seiman or the Seal of Abe no Seimei.
According to legend, Abe no Seimei was not entirely human. The Heian period, especially the time when Seimei lived, was a time of peace. Seimei so that he could usurp his position. Seimei is involved in numerous other tales as well. Torii of the Seimei shrine in Kyoto. Seimei’s pentagram mon represents the Wu Xing.
After Seimei’s death the emperor had a shrine, the Seimei shrine, erected at the location of his home. The original shrine was destroyed in war during the fifteenth century, but it was rebuilt in the same location and still stands today. The asteroid 5541 Seimei, discovered in 1976, is named for him. In 2015 Japanese figure skater, double olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu used the music from the movie Onmyoji for his free skate program and portrayed Abe no Seimei on ice. He also won his second consecutive olympic gold with the Seimei program. Abe no Seimei is credited with the writing of the Senji Ryakketsu, an onmyōdo primer.
This section may need to be rewritten entirely to comply with Wikipedia’s quality standards. The discussion page may contain suggestions. His name appears in many works of fiction, often as a helpful, wise man and rarely as an enemy, like as of at Sousei no Onmyouji – Twin Star Exorcists. There are exceptions such as Nurarihyon no Mago where Seimei was also a great ayakashi and the Lord of Darkness. The first modern fictional work credited with bringing back popular interest to onmyōdō mysticism in Japan is the 1985 historical fantasy novel Teito Monogatari by Hiroshi Aramata.
In 1988, Baku Yumemakura started a novel series named Onmyōji with Seimei portrayed as a handsome young man who lived in a Heian-period world populated with mysterious beings. This was turned into a manga by Reiko Okano and became popular with teenage girls. Since 1989, Abe no Seimei has been depicted as a bishōnen. Kuon featured Seimei as a female exorcist who becomes a playable character near the end of the game. Twin Star Exorcists features Seimei prominently, as the mother of the main character Enmadō Rokurō.
The child of the Twin Star Excorists, Enmadō Rokuro and Adashino Benio, is also said to be the reincarnation of Abe no Seimei and is said to have Seimei as a Guardian. Fuji Television produced a miniseries in 2004, called Onmyoji: Abe no Seimei. The character Hao Asakura from Hiroyuki Takei’s Shaman King is directly based on Seimei. Hao is the author of a magical book called Chō-Senjiryakketsu, clearly inspired in Seimei’s Senji Ryakketsu. Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, which was released in 2004 in the U. The show’s focus was on the Onmyoji practice of changing events to avoid an ill occurrence and the misadventures of two youths. Abe no Seimei had been shown in a manga called Nurarihyon no Mago by Hiroshi Shiibashi, as an evil Nue, dark lord of the Ayakashi, born from an evil fox.