Though it is no longer physically occupied, Hopi believe the people who lived and died here remain as spiritual guardians.
Anyway, the Wellspring flock hoped that their pastor, their spiritual guardian, their friend and brother, would not leave them.
The 10th Amendment is the legal and spiritual guardian of state rights.
The Mwata Yamyo's legitimacy, like the Luba king, came from being viewed as a spiritual religious guardian.
Chi is the personal spiritual guardian of a person.
In the anime, Alicia and Akari suggest that he is the spiritual guardian of Aqua.
Starbuck finally sees Leoben as something else, perhaps not a Cylon, but her spiritual guardian.
So, the tiger was ordered by the spiritual guardian of the mountain to give protection and wish for peace in the village.
Thus, Yama, Lord of Death, was revered in Tibet as a spiritual guardian and judge.
However, after his death, Chao essentially serves as spiritual guardian of the outlaws and ceremonial sacrifices are made to him.