Toudaisha Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Chiba prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Tamayorihime no Mikoto ( the goddess of spirit-channeling ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"東大社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||434, Miyamoto, Tounosyo-machi, Katori-gun, Chiba, Japan
"千葉県香取郡東庄町宮本４３４" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||30-minute drive from the Sawara-Katori I.C. on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
Shimenawa (標縄・注連縄・七五三縄, "enclosing rope") are lengths of laid rice straw or hemp rope used for ritual purification in the Shinto religion. They can vary in diameter from a few centimetres to several metres, and are often seen festooned with shide. A space bound by shimenawa often indicates a sacred or pure space, such as that of a Shinto shrine.
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