Inari Shrines

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Shinto Shrines - Famous Shrines and Shrine Networks - Shrine Networks - Inari Shrines
... The number of branch shrines gives an approximate indication of their religious significance, and neither Ise Shrine nor Izumo-taisha can claim the first place ... By far the most numerous are shrines dedicated to Inari, tutelary kami of agriculture popular all over Japan, which alone constitute almost a third of the total ... Inari also protects fishing, commerce and productivity in general ...
Shinto Shrines - Famous Shrines and Shrine Networks - Famous Shrines
... Ise Shrine in Mie prefecture is, with Izumo-taisha, the most representative and historically significant shrine in Japan ... is an ancestor of the Emperor, Ise Shrine is the Imperial Household's family shrine ... Ise Shrine is however dedicated specifically to the emperor and in the past even his mother, wife and grandmother needed his permission to worship there ...

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