Which Kami in Which Shrines?

August 18, 2020

Updated 12 January, 2021

As of today, 12 January, 2021, there are 189 shrines described on this site. The total number of different kami enshrined at these jinja is 160: as many of them are enshrined at more than one jinja the total number of enshrinements is 497, making the average number of enshrined kami per jinja 3.1. Perhaps unsurprisingly the kami enshrined at most jinja, 37, is Ukanomitama-mikoto (better known as Inari-sama). She is followed by Susano-o-no mikoto, the kami at 33 shrines