Kotohiragu Shrine

Kotohiragu Shrine

Kotohiragu Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Kagawa prefecture in Shikoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Oomononushi no Kami ( the god of land ).

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Name Kotohiragu Shrine
"金刀比羅宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 892-1, Kawanishi, Kotohira-cho, Nakatado-gun, Kagawa, Japan
"香川県仲多度郡琴平町字川西892-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 15-minute drive from the Zentsuji I.C. on the Takamatsu Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0877-75-2121

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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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