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San (Mountain)

The word San, for mountain, has the all encompassing unifying force as a horizontal line from which rise 3 vertical lines representing the 3 Main Budhas and the 3 main Kami of Mount Hiei. The word San (Mountain) and the word Ou (King) are then combined to create Sanou or Sannou, the Mountain King who is really a play on the 3 Buddhas, the 3 Kami, the 3 monkeys
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