Keta Shrine

Keta Shrine

Keta Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Ishikawa prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Ohnamuchi no Mikoto ( the god of land, wealth, medicine and encouragement of new industry ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan) , and was occupying the highest rank among the shrines of a province.

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Name Keta Shrine
"氣多大社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1 Jikemachi-ku, Hakui-shi, Ishikawa, Japan
"石川県羽咋市寺家町ク1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 5-minute drive from the Yanaida I.C. on the Noto Satoyama Kaido.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0767-22-0602

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Shimenawa

Shimenawa (標縄・注連縄・七五三縄, "enclosing rope") are lengths of laid rice straw or hemp rope used for ritual purification in the Shinto religion. They can vary in diameter from a few centimetres to several metres, and are often seen festooned with shide. A space bound by shimenawa often indicates a sacred or pure space, such as that of a Shinto shrine.

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