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|
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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