Komagata Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Iwate prefecture in Tohoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Komagata Okami ( the god of Mt. Komagatake ). 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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"駒形神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||1-83, Mizusawakunakauwanocho, Osyu-shi, Iwate, Japan
"岩手県奥州市水沢区中上野町１－８３" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||12-minute drive from the Mizusawa I.C. on the Tohoku 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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