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ID: 300266674
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300266674

 

Record Type: concept
butsudan (Japanese religious building fixtures, religious building fixtures, ... Components (hierarchy name))

 

Note: A Buddhist family altar or shrine found usually in Japanese homes, but also in temples. Generally a freestanding cabinet with two doors, in which are kept memorial items of dead ancestors and representations of divinities. Incense, candles, and flowers are offered at the butsudan in daily rituals.
 
Terms:
butsudan (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
butsudan (French-P,AD,U,MSN)
butsudan (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
佛壇 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
fó tán (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
fo tan (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
fo t'an (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.PJ

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Components (hierarchy name)
.... Components (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of components (objects parts)
........ components (objects parts) (G)
Hierarchy of <components by specific context>
............ <components by specific context> (G)
Hierarchy of architectural elements
................ architectural elements (G)
Hierarchy of <architectural elements by building type>
.................... <architectural elements by building type> (G)
Hierarchy of religious building fixtures
........................ religious building fixtures (G)
Hierarchy of Japanese religious building fixtures
............................ Japanese religious building fixtures (G)
Hierarchy of butsudan
................................ butsudan (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 日本住家中常見的家庭式佛壇或佛龕,寺廟中也可見到。通常為兩門式獨立櫃,其中存放紀念已故先祖的物品及象徵神祇的物件。在日常敬拜儀式中,佛壇上供奉炷香、蠟燭和鮮花。 
Dutch ..... Boeddhistische familiealtaren of relikwieënkasten, meestal in Japanse huizen, maar ook in tempels. Gewoonlijk een vrijstaande kast met twee deuren waarin men de aandenkens aan overleden voorouders en voorstellingen van godheden bewaart. Tijdens dagelijkse rituelen offert men bij de butsudan wierook, kaarsen en bloemen. 

Sources and Contributors:
佛壇............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  大英百科全書線上繁體中文版 June 29, 2012
butsudan............  [AASLH Preferred, CHIN / RCIP Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AASLH data (2016-)
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
.................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/13103; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
.................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 13103
fo tan............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
fó tán............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
fo t'an............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
 
Subject: .....  [AASLH, AS-Academia Sinica, CHIN / RCIP, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AASLH data (2016-)
............  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
............  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
............  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
............  Jacques H. Kamstra, De Japanse religie: een fenomenale godsdienst, Gooi 'amp;amp
............  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/13103; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
............  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-)
............  Sticht, 1988
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 11 July 2007
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 11 July 2007
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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