Ooyamazumi Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Ehime prefecture in Shikoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Ooyamazumi no Mikoto ( the god of mountain and agriculture ). 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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"大山祇神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||3327, Omishimachomiyaura, Imabari-shi, Ehime, Japan
"愛媛県今治市大三島町宮浦３３２７" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||5-minute drive from the Omishima I.C. on the Nishi-Seto Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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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