THE HISTORY OF EDO-SOU-TINNJU KANDAMYOUJIN
The Kanda Shrine (also known as "Kanda Myoujin"）was first built about 1,300 years ago at the present Otemachi in Chiyoda-ward, Tokyo.
It was moved to Kanda-dai at the beginning of the Edo period in 1603 due to an expansion program of the Edo castle, and further changed its location to the current site in 1616. The three enshrined Deities are Daikoku-sama (Ohnamuchi-no-mikoto), Ebisu-sama (Sukunahikona-no-mikoto) and Masakado-sama (Taira-no-Masakado-no-mikoto).
Kanda Myoujin was much revered by the warrior class. In particular, during the Edo period, general Tokugawa paid high respect to the shrine, which later gained popularity amongst the general public
Thus "Kanda Matsuri" or the Kanda Festival held every other year in May has come to become one of the three most renowned festivals in Japan.
The shrine is worshiped by merchants and also believed to have power to warding evils away from the historical hero and now one of a deities at the shrine, Taira-no-Masakado.
Many visitors and worshipers purchase talismans for business prosperity, charms for warding off evil spirits, or getting and keeping good health and relashionships!
Uniquely, the shrine is regarded as a venue for several animations, and many young anime lovers visit this shrine before and after spending time in Akihabara, the epicenter of Japanese Animation culture.
They teach you how to Worship and Pray at Japanese Shinto Shrines!
Your wish can be business prosperity, family health, good relationship…..
Shrine is a center of Shinto religion but not only religious site but also it’s served as one of the most popular tourist attractions where you can experience traditional aspects of the country and enjoy the beautiful architecture. However, you should keep it in your mind that it is a sacred place for many people, and you want to avoid any trouble by doing something wrong or offensive.
Learning the basic rules and manners beforehand helps you get rid of your worries. Here are some useful tips and some things you should know when you visit a shrine including how to pray properly at a shrine!
Shintoism (also known as Shinto) has been widely known as a major religious belief in Japan since ancient times back to more than 3000 years ago.
Shinto is one of the religious beliefs which is indigenous to Japan. Unlike other religions such as Christianity and Buddhism, Shinto has no founder. It indicates that the fundamental concept of Shinto naturally developed through the unique lifestyle and beliefs of ancient Japanese people.
In Shinto, God is believed to exist in everything that creates the universe altogether, including nature such as forests, sea and mountains. This religious belief is called Animism. From ancient times, Japanese people see the existence of deities in natural phenomenon, and worship them which are regarded as a symbol to embody the presence of sacred deities.
Kanda Myojin Shrine, 2 Chome-16-2 Soto-Kanda, Chiyoda City, Tokyo, Japan
Kanda Myojin Shrine, at the main gate, 2-16-2, Sotokanda, , 101-0021 Chiyoda City, JP
Please wear socks when enter the mail hall for the ceremony.
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