Chokusaisha

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Chokusaisha (勅祭社) is a shrine where an imperial envoy Chokushi (勅使) performs rituals: chokushi sankō no jinja (勅使参向の神社).[1][2][3] The following table shows sixteen shrines designated as Chokusaisha.

Name Location
Kamo-jinja (賀茂神社) Kamowakeikazuchi-jinja
(賀茂別雷神社)
Kita-ku, Kyoto
Kamomioya-jinja
(賀茂御祖神社)
Sakyō-ku, Kyoto
Iwashimizu Hachiman-gū (石清水八幡宮) Yawata, Kyoto
Kasuga-taisha (春日大社) Nara, Nara
Atsuta-jingū (熱田神宮) Atsuta-ku, Nagoya
Izumo-taisha (出雲大社) Izumo, Shimane
Hikawa-jinja (氷川神社) Ōmiya-ku, Saitama
Kashima-jingū (鹿島神宮) Kashima, Ibaraki
Katori-jingū (香取神宮) Katori, Chiba
Kashihara-jingū (橿原神宮) Kashihara, Nara
Ōmi-jingū (近江神宮) Ōtsu, Shiga
Heian-jingū (平安神宮) Sakyō-ku, Kyoto
Meiji-jingū (明治神宮) Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Yasukuni-jinja (靖国神社) Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Usa-jingū (宇佐神宮) Usa, Oita
Kashii-gū (香椎宮) Higashi-ku, Fukuoka

Notes

  1. ^ An Encyclopedia of Shinto: Norman Havens, Nobutaka Inoue. Institute for Japanese Culture and Classics Kokugakuin University, 2006. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Shinto Jiten (Dictionary of Shinto: 神道事典): Kokugakuin Daigaku Nihon Bunka Kenkyujo (国学院大学日本文化研究所), ed. Tokyo: Kokubundo, 1994". Retrieved 1 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Jinja jiten (神社辞典)/ Shirai Eiji ; Toki Masanori hen, 1997". Retrieved 1 January 2014.

External links

  • Sakamoto Koremaru: "Chokusaisha". Encyclopedia of Shinto, Kokugakuin University, retrieved on 26. April 2006


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