Suwadaijin Shrine

Suwadaijin Shrine

Suwadaijin Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Chiba prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Takeminakata no Mikoto ( the god of military?arts ).

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Name Suwadaijin Shrine
"諏訪大神" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 580-1, Sasagawa-i, Tounosyo-machi, Katori-gun, Chiba, Japan
"千葉県香取郡東庄町笹川い580-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 20-minute drive from the Sawara-Katori I.C. on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0478-86-0657

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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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