Shrine of love dating
There is a free parking lot next to the shrine for people coming with cars (about 300 car spaces). Each of them is made of a different material: the first from stone, the second from wood, the third are metal, and the fourth are bronze. Bow before passing them, as you will be entering a spiritual world of generosity and grace.
You can enter as early as , so a morning visit is doable too. It’s almost as if the gates represent the nature’s blessings. The approach to the shrine can be surprisingly fun!
The renovation will continue until the end of 2014.
The deity enshrined has been moved to Kama no Yashiro shrine, east of Izumo Taisha, so you can visit that one as well.
See our full list of recommended hotels in izumo and also compare the prices with airbnbs in izumo Kaguraden is the building in Izumo Taisha famous for the giant sacred straw rope (ooshimenawa).
The rope is so thick that no person can embrace it with two arms! Several dozen old people from Tonbaru village of Iinancho town, Shimane, create the ropes themselves.
See our full list of recommended hotels in izumo and also compare the prices with airbnbs in izumo The shrine Soga no Yashiro is located behind the Main Hall and enshrines Okuninushi no Okami’s parent Susanoo Onomikoto. If you take some of Soga no Yashiro’s sand with you and place it around your house, it will protect your home. People with good sensibility will feel the powerful aura.
This author visited Soga no Yashiro on December 15, 2013, when it was under repair.
This is the place to purify your soul from sins and evil, so you have to make sure you cleanse your spirit before proceeding further.Izumo Taisha shrine in Shimane prefecture is known as the “king of love prayers”.People pray there not only for love, but for various other types of good luck.The correct way to pray at Izumo Taisha is “2 bows, 4 claps, 1 bow”.Continue down the pine road and wash your hands at the place for ritual cleansing.