Hi! I'm Miyuki, a Japanese woman from Osaka, Japan. This blog is mainly about the introduction of places, events, and various stuff in southern part of Osaka City, Osaka, Kansai, and Japan

by berry-raspberry

The Cascade in Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine

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There is a “hidden place” in Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine. It means it’s so unknown that few people know about this place.
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Actually, even I hadn’t known this place until recently.

The place is “Misogi no Taki”, which means the waterfall for purification.

Misogi means purifying and cleansing with water and removing evil spirit and sin.

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As you approach the place, we could feel the sacred atmosphere even though I don’t have any supernatural ability.

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There is a small shrine beside the place.


This is the place, surrounded by numbers of rocks.
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Let’s step down.
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There was no water today.
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But the atmosphere is beyond description.

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by berry-raspberry | 2011-02-21 21:56 | Sumiyoshi Shrine | Comments(0)