1. black headgear worn by yamabushiSee also 頭巾 ずきん, See also 山伏 やまぶし
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2. TokinA Tokin(頭襟, ときん) is a small black box worn on the foreheads of Yamabushi - practitioners of Shugendō - or Tengu, dangerous yet protective spirits of the mountains and forests from the Japanese mythology. It is not only worn as a head decoration, but also used as a drinking cup. It is similar in appearance to tefillin worn by Orthodox Jews.
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兜巾 【ときん】頭巾 【ときん】


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