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Mt. Miwa, Sakurai

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Mount Miwa or Mount Mimoro is a mountain located in the city of Sakurai, Nara Prefecture, Japan. It has been an important religious and historical mountain in Japan, especially during its early history, and serves as a holy site in Shinto. The entire mountain is considered sacred, and is home to one of the earliest Shinto shrines, Ōmiwa Shrine. Several burial mounds from the Kofun period can be found around the mountain.The kami generally associated with Mount Miwa is Ōmononushi and "room", or "hall" (moro corruption of muro). The current kanji 三 (mi) and 輪 (wa) are purely phonetic. It has also been written 三和, another a phonetic spelling with the same pronunciation.Early religionReligious worship surrounding Mount Miwa has been deemed the oldest and more primitive of its kind in Japan, dating to pre-history. The very mountain itself is designated sacrosanct, and today's Ōmiwa Shrine still considers the mountain to be its shintai, or kami-body. The kami residing on Mount Miwa was judged the most powerful by the Fujiwara clan, and consequently palaces and roads were built in the vicinity.
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  • Has been since ancient times for the primitive faith (natural worship) at the Mt. Miwa-Yama and and theories have their beginnings. And there were political forces representing the islands of Japan, enters the Kofun period, and made big mounds and in the foothills, to focus on this region, namely the Yamato administration early three-wheeled power (dynasty) are considered. lined by large mounds of 200-300 m, which is 10th Emperor (Andon mountain burial mounds), Emperor of the 12th (Shibu 谷向 tumulus) of suggested further chopstick Tomb tumulus (hashihakakofunn), Queen of yamataikoku appear "Wajin, Himiko's grave does not and there are tombs. "Shil", as the three-wheeled mountain legend in Sakurai, Nara Prefecture is three-wheeled Myojin shrine, the big game Chief God (currently omiwa-Jinja shrine) of legend are put. The Mt. Miwa-Yama is a mountain God shrine, Kannabi. You need to comply with the rules below when viewed. It sucks to worship looking up Mt. Miwa-Yama, when viewed without having to visit from the sanctuary of the shrine. Going to direct worship mount Miwa shrine, but the main shrine, the object of worship at the shrine.
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  • You can climb up from narrow-Daijingu shrine next to the Sai. However, the object of mountain so make sure the reception finished sash and climb. We bring only the drinks food is no good. Noboru cult fee is 300 yen will be paid. It is a 2-hour round trip. Photography is prohibited.
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  • On Saturday afternoon, the grain was made 拝sa. The thing that first impression is not a tourist destination. But there are good views along the way where there instead, and climb. It is the congestion and someone passed me every 2-3 minutes. And non-pierced would at first, but suddenly, silently climbing will worship. Shaping up to face because it is almost invisible, Miyama, innocently. When I was coming down slightly different. Climb in bare feet. It took me an hour and a half. When you really want to pray also ripening is for me 拝sa. More than the beaches.
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