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《稷神》

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1 稷神:
「稷者、五穀之長,五穀眾多,不可徧祭,稷而祭之。」

2 稷神:
《春秋左氏傳》:「有烈山氏之子曰柱,能殖䟽果,故立以為稷正也。周棄亦以為稷正也。周棄亦以為稷,自啇以來祀之。」禮緣生以事死,故社稷人祀之也,則祭稷穀,不得稷米,稷反自食也。而邾文公用繒子于次睢之社,司馬子魚諫曰:「古者,六畜不相為用,祭以為人也,民人、神之主也,用人,其誰享之?」《詩》云:「吉日庚午,既伯既禱。」豈復殺馬以祭馬乎?《孝經》之說於斯悖矣。米之神為稷,故以癸未日祠稷於西南,水勝火為金相也。

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