Isasumi Shrine

Isasumi Shrine

Isasumi Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Fukushima prefecture in Tohoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Izanagi no Mikoto ( the god of life ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).

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Name Isasumi Shrine
"伊佐須美神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 4377, Miyabayashiko, Aizumisato-machi, Onuma-gun, Fukushima, Japan
"福島県大沼郡会津美里町字宮林甲4377" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 15-minute drive from the Niitsuru Smart I.C. on the Ban-Etsu Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0242-54-5050

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Kojiki

Kojiki (古事記, "Records of Ancient Matters" or "An Account of Ancient Matters"), also known as Furukotofumi, is the oldest extant chronicle in Japan, dating from the early 8th century (711-712) and composed by O no Yasumaro at the request of Empress Genmei. The Kojiki is a collection of myths concerning the origin of the four home islands of Japan, and the Kami. Along with the Nihon Shoki, the myths contained in the Kojiki are part of the inspiration behind many practices. Later, the myths were re-appropriated for Shinto practices including the misogi purification ritual.

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