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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Goshintai

In Shinto, shintai (神体 body of the kami), or go-shintai (御神体 sacred body of the kami) when the honorific prefix go- is used, are physical objects worshipped at or near Shinto shrines as repositories in which spirits or kami reside. Shintai used in Shrine Shinto (Jinja Shinto) can be also called mitamashiro (御霊代 spirit replacement or substitute).

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