Futarasan Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Tochigi prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Ohnamuchi no Mikoto ( the god of land, wealth, medicine and encouragement of new industry ). It was a shrine occupying the highest rank among the shrines of a province.It is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.This shrine is famous for its beautiful scenery in the season of colored leaves.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"日光二荒山神社本社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||2307, Sannai, Nikkou-shi, Tochigi, Japan
"栃木県日光市山内２３０７" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||5-minute drive from the Nikko I.C. on the Nikko-Utsunomiya Road.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
The Engishiki (延喜式, "Procedures of the Engi Era") is a Japanese book about laws and customs. The major part of the writing was completed in 927.
In 905, Emperor Daigo ordered the compilation of the Engishiki. Although previous attempts at codification are known to have taken place, neither the Konin nor the Jogan Gishiki survive making the Engishiki important for early Japanese historical and religious studies.
Fujiwara no Tokihira began the task, but work stalled when he died four years later in 909. His brother Fujiwara no Tadahira continued the work in 912 eventually completing it in 927.
After a number of revisions, the work was used as a basis for reform starting in 967.
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