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Togakushi Shrine, Nagano

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The Togakushi Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Togakushi, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The shrine is at the base of Mount Togakushi (1904m) in Jōshin'etsu Kōgen National Park. Togakushi Shrine consists of five shrines, known as the lower, middle, and upper shrine area (Togakushi Hōkō-sha, Hino-miko-sha, Togakushi Chū-sha, Togakushi Oku-sha and Kuzuryu-sha respectively), each area about 2 km apart.The approach to the upper shrine is known for its natural beauty, lined with over 300 majestic Cryptomeria trees.and Kuzuryu-sha beside Oku-sha, the establishment than Oku-sha stale, age is unknown. Kuzuryu means nine-headed dragon. The dragon is calling for rain, and Togakushi village has abundant spring water from mountains.The Hōkō-sha (lower shrine) is to a patron goddess, protecting maternity, academic life, and sewingThe Hino-miko-sha is God of fire and the performing artsThe Chū-sha (middle shrine) is God of wisdomThe Oku-sha (upper shrine) is God's marvelous threw rocksThe Kuzuryu-sha is God of rain and landowner God of Togakushi villagesIn all Five shrine locations, Togakushi-villages.Around five shrine and pilgrimage certification seal gosyuin to make things possible.HistoryOku-sha dates to BC 210, in at least one theory. The Emperor AD 684, made the map and a temporary building. In AD 849 and monks "Gakumon" began in the Oku-sha.
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  • So it snowed 1/8 weather was togakushi God went to medium companies. It was a shrine in surprisingly small and bigger of what I thought was too good
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  • I went and do not know where the parking lot and got lost. It is difficult to understand for many companies. 3本杉 is very good.
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  • Around parking, shop, cafeteria and shukubo, perfect Interior and is a State-of-the-ordinary shrine, everywhere and huge cedar trees, each are regarded as sacred.
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  • Inside I felt very strong. Karita's heaven 8 decisions and life (your candy was only able to completely do) is. God made a point to open, and then created a new iwato Kagura was in respects of repeated misconduct by Amaterasu "amanoiwato" hide when it is. More than 700-year-old on the grounds are sacred trees, scent more than 800 years old and strong power. Waterfall.
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  • The atmosphere is different from shrine to shrine. For fear of leaving the goose bumps. From the vicinity of the sanctuary far North Alps and a perfect fulfillment. A blunt I felt a spiritual power.
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  • For the first time I went to togakushi shrine chugu. Great scent really healed. Wanna Rock fish or hooking in the swamp near the waterfall next to the shrine was surprised because the fish were there.
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  • It is amazing here. Reservation in advance had prayer with the shrine. Physically and mentally warmed my heart.
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