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Japan big Torii is not a Heian Shrine, God descended the land of “Oyunohara” Otorii

Torii of Heian Shrine, which stand out when people in Machinaka of Kyoto. Surely but he that Torii had thought it was Japan large torii, Toka it was until 1982. Then it came to Japan, Niigata “Yahiko Shrine” Torii. Although this two torii is in the Machinaka both, currently boasts the Japan of magnitude “Oyunohara” Torii is in the mountains of Wakayama Prefecture.It takes that it from Kyoto city about four hours by car, of course access by train without.However, Rashiku strong power spot, likely bus tour is also organized, on the weekend a lot of people visit.

Japan’s torii powerful power spot

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“Oyunohara” is such a place.

Cutting-off the Nara from Kyoto, we arrived ahead of the mountain path of Gunegune “Oyunohara”. Torii is standing as towering To most in the rice fields of the middle, it drifts a little strange atmosphere. Located on the sandbar of the Kumano River, Otonashi River-Iwatagawa of confluence, the bridge has not been subjected to the Edo period, and “Nurewarautu no nyudo” because it was worship across the river likely it had been called.

Here it is said that God landed earth, Maybe you was a sacred place from ancient times. When it comes to the Heian Period, is “the entrance to the Pure Land”, that it you made to come back was called means playing with death “resurrection of the Holy Land”. Seems to have attracted considerable faith, royalty and aristocrats, and carrying the foot all the way from Kyoto, Toka I visited even samurai and common people in the Muromachi period.

Force place begins to spring
to feng shui so a place that power begins to spring collection, the popularity in recent years it mainly. Spiritual person, that feel the sacred from the back of the forest that lies ahead, which passed under the torii.

“Oyunohara” is destroyed in the great flood of 1947, “Kumano Hongu Taisha” is in a location away about 500 meters. Current “Oyunohara” to the four companies in the, under four companies, precincts feeding likely gods of subordinate shrine has been enshrined.

Yatagarasu symbol
“Jinmu Tadashi Azuma” in the Chronicles of Japan, Kojiki “Yatagarasu” in the simple task of God that appears in the story called. Jinmu when the emperor has been arriving in Kumano, from the episode that was guiding the way to Nara, is “Kamitori of guidance”, Toka it became a symbol in Japan national football team.

Etc., as a power spot, history and the episode was also enhanced “Oyunohara”. If you feel that you Do not going well recently, try to feel the divine power to stretch the legs to Wakayama on the weekend. Since the long drives, also recommended for a change.

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“Text, Photo: Naoyuki Nakagawa”

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