Washinomiya Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Saitama prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Ohnamuchi no Mikoto ( the god of land, wealth, medicine and encouragement of new industry ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"鷲宮神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||1-6-1, Washinomiya, Kuki-shi, Saitama, Japan
"埼玉県久喜市鷲宮１－６－１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||10-minute drive from the Kuki I.C. on the Kan-Etsu Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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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