Sumiyoshi Shrine (Fukuoka)

Shinto shrine in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Japan
(Redirected from Sumiyoshi-jinja)

Sumiyoshi-jinja (住吉神社) is the Japanese Shinto shrine at Hakata in Fukuoka Prefecture on the island of Kyushu created by Empress Jingū.[1]

Tprii at Sumiyoshi shrine entrance

History change

Sumiyoshi was one of the chief Shinto shrines (ichinomiya) of the old Chikuzen Province. It serves today as one of the ichinomiya of Fukuoka Prefecture.[2] The enshrined kami are:

  • Sokotsutsunoo no mikoto (底筒男命)[1]
  • Nakatsutsunoo no mikoto (中筒男命)[1]
  • Uhatsutsunoo no mikoto (表筒男命))[1]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kotodamaya.com, "Sumiyoshi Jinja"; retrieved 2012-10-28.
  2. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 2 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-10-28.

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