地神 The spirit of the earth. The 論衡 Lun-hang says,, "Any motion of the ground disturbs the 地神 spirit of the earth. This spirit of the earth is indulgent towards men, and has no evil intentions ; if we merely aim at dwelling contentedly and at ease, the 心神 mind of the spirit will not be enraged, and even without selecting lucky days, we shall avoid calamity. But the 土地之神 spirit re- ferred to as the spirit of the ground has no disposition to excuse people ; and if evil men disturb it, let them choose lucky days ever so much, it will be of no avail. "
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