Masumida Shrine

Masumida Shrine

Masumida Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Aichi prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Amenohoakari no Mikoto ( the Sun God ). 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 Masumida Shrine
"真清田神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-2-1, Masumida, Ichinomiya-shi, Aichi , Japan
"愛知県一宮市真清田1-2-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Ichinomiya-Nishi I.C. on the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0586-73-5196

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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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