Sumiyoshi-jinja

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Tprii at Sumiyoshi shrine entrance

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]

History

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

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kotodamaya.com, "Sumiyoshi Jinja"; retrieved 2012-10-28.
  2. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 2; retrieved 2012-10-28.

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