Makata Shrine

Makata Shrine

Makata Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Chiba prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Wakumusubi no Kami ( the god of grain and sericulture ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).

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Name Makata Shrine
"麻賀多神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1, Daikata, Narita-shi, Chiba , Japan
"千葉県成田市台方1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 20-minute drive from the Sakura I.C. on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0476-28-5736

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Kojiki

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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