Iwa jinja

Shinto shrine in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan

Iwa jinja (伊和神社) is a Japanese Shinto shrine in Shiso, Hyōgo on the island of Honshu.[1]

One of the shrine buildings at Iwa jinja

HistoryEdit

Iwa jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of the old Harima Province. It serves today as one of the ichinomiya of Hyōgo Prefecture. [2] This place is special to the kami named Ookuninushi no kami (大国主神)[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kotodamaya.com, "Iwo Jinja"; retrieved 2012-11-20.
  2. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3; retrieved 2012-11-20.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Iwa-jinja at Wikimedia Commons