Ise Grand Shrine Geku is a Shinto shrine located at Mie prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Toyouke no Ohkami ( the goddess of?food ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).
More Details (Japanese Site)
|Name||Ise Grand Shrine Geku
"豊受大神宮（伊勢神宮外宮）" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||279, Toyokawacho, Ise-shi, Mie, Japan
"三重県伊勢市豊川町２７９" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||5-minute drive from the Ise-Nishi I.C. on the Ise Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
Amaterasu (天照), Amaterasu-Omikami (天照大神／天照大御神／天照皇大神) or Ohirume-no-muchi-no-kami (大日孁貴神) is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is seen as the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. The name Amaterasu derived from Amateru means "shining in heaven". The meaning of her whole name, Amaterasu-?mikami, is "the great august kami (god) who shines in the heaven". According to the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki in Japanese mythology, the Emperors of Japan are considered to be direct descendants of Amaterasu.
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