Uto Shrine

Uto Shrine

Uto Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Aomori prefecture in Tohoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Munakata Sanjyoshin ( three goddesses of Munakata, guardians of sea voyage ).

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Name Uto Shrine
"善知鳥神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 2-7-18, Yasukata, Aomori-shi, Aomori, Japan
"青森県青森市安方2-7-18" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute walk from JR Aomori Station.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 017-722-4843

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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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