Ishizuchi Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Ehime prefecture in Shikoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Ishizuchihiko no Mikoto ( the god of Mt. Ishizuchi ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"石鎚神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||797, Nishidakou, Saijo-shi, Ehime, Japan
"愛媛県西条市西田甲７９７" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||15-minute drive from the Iyo-Saijyo I.C. on the Matsuyama Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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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