Konomiya Shrine

Konomiya Shrine

Konomiya Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Shiga prefecture in Kinki 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 Konomiya Shrine
"胡宮神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 49, Binmanji, Taga-cho, Inukami-gun, Shiga, Japan
"滋賀県犬上郡多賀町敏満寺49" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Hikone I.C. on the Meishin Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0749-48-0136

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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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