Futami okitami jinja

Futami okitami jinja
   A shrine sited on the coast near the Ise jingu, often visited as well as Ise. A well-known feature is the great shimenawa strung between a large and small rock (the fu-fu or meoto-iwa rocks) in the sea which are sometimes identified as marking the site of the cave into which Amaterasu withdrew, and through which worshippers revere the rising sun.

A Popular Dictionary of Shinto. .

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  • Ise Jingu —    or Ise no jingu, Ise Daijingu. The Ise Shrine or Grand Shrine of Ise in Mie prefecture south west of Nara by the Isuzu river. It comprises two shrine complexes; the Kotai Jingu or Naiku (Inner Shrine) of Amaterasu and the Toyouke Daijingu or… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

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