noun plural butsudan or -dans
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The old man rose and went to an inner room where hung the Butsudan, the shrine.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
The farmer expressed his fear of spirits, whereupon the woman inquired if her host had a butsudan (a family altar).
Deign to refrain from taking life in the house; nay, before the very ihai in the Butsudan.
Finding that he had, she bade him open the butsudan and light a lamp.
Going to the Butsudan, or house altar, at once he lit the lamps.