Ashikagaorihime Shrine

Ashikagaorihime Shrine

Ashikagaorihime Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Tochigi prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Amenoyachichihime no Mikoto ( the goddess of fabrics and marriage ).

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Name Ashikagaorihime Shrine
"足利織姫神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 3889, Nishinomiyacho, Ashikaga-shi, Tochigi, Japan
"栃木県足利市西宮町3889" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Ashikaga I.C. on the Kita-Kanto Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0284-22-0313

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Goshintai

In Shinto, shintai (神体 body of the kami), or go-shintai (御神体 sacred body of the kami) when the honorific prefix go- is used, are physical objects worshipped at or near Shinto shrines as repositories in which spirits or kami reside. Shintai used in Shrine Shinto (Jinja Shinto) can be also called mitamashiro (御霊代 spirit replacement or substitute).

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