Recent Updates

October 2019

Senzoku Ike Benzaiten                      Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (10/30)

Senzoku Hachiman Jinja                    Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (10/25) 

Shinmei Hikawa Jinja                    Tōkyō-to, Nakano-ku )10/14)

Noborito Inari-Sha                               Kanagawa-ken, Kawasaki-shi, Tama-ku (10/5)

 

September  2019

Negishi Inari Jinja                                Kanagawa-ken, Kawasaki-shi, Tama-ku (9/29)

Gotanda Jinja                                         Kanagawa-ken, Kawasaki-shi, Tama-ku (9/22)

July  2019

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Ōji Inari Jinja                                          Tōkyō, Kita-ku  (7/15)

Ōji Jinja                                                    Tōkyō, Kita-ku (7/11)

May 2019

Ichigaya-Kameoka-Hachiman-Gū   Tōkyō, Shinjuku-ku (5/25)

Nishimuki Ten Jinja                             Tōkyō, Shinjuku-ku (5/18)

Musashi Mitake Jinja                          Tōkyō, Ōme-shi (5/10)

 

April 2019

Ana Hachiman-Gū                                Tōkyō, Shinjuku-ku (4/29)

Nishikubo Hachiman Jinja                 Tōkyō, Minato-ku (4/22)

Hirakawa Tenman-Gū                         Tōkyō, Chiyoda-ku (4/15)

Ebisu Jinja                                               Tōkyō,  Shibuya-ku  (4/7)

March 2019

Shibuya Hikawa Jinja                          Tōkyō, Shibuya-ku (3/30)

Azabu Hikawa Jinja                             Tōkyō, Minato-ku (3/24)

Yakumo Jinja                                         Tōkyō,  Fuchū-shi (3/10)

February 2019

Hie Jinja                                                  Tōkyō, Chiyoda-ku (2/20)

Tenmanten Jinja                                   Kanagawa-ken, Kawasak-shi, Saiwai-ku (2/14)

Kashima Daijin                                      Kanagawa-ken, Kawasak-shi, Saiwai-ku (2/7)i

January 2019

Kashima JInja                                        Tōkyō, Edogawa-ku (1/25)

Sengen Jinja (Shinozaki)                     Tōkyō, Edogawa-ku (1/13)

How many shrines in Itabashi-ku? At least 83  (1/31)

December 2018

Sugita Hachiman-Gū                           Kanagawa-ken, Yokohama-shi,  Isogo-ku (12/2?)

Tomiduka Hachiman-Gū            Kanagawa-ken, Yokohama-shi, Totsuka-ku (12/17) 

Takuzōsu Inari                                  Tōkyō, Bunkyō-ku (12/8)

Kitano Jinja (UshiTenjin)                    Tōkyō, Bunkyō-ku (12/2)

How many shrines in Arakawa-ku? At least 34  (12/29)

How many shrines in Toshima-ku? At least 41 (12/7)

 

November 2018

Kanda Jinja                                             Tokyo, Chiyoda-ku (11/??)

Aoto Jinja                                                Tōkyō, Katsushika-ku (11/12)

Tenso Jinja (Nishidai)                           Tōkyō, Itabashi-ku (11/6)

How many shrines in Suginami-ku? At least 86 (11/15)

 

October 2018

Inari Jinja (Nojima)                                Yokohama-shi, Kanazawa-ku (10/31)

Seto Jinja                                                  Yokohama-shi, Kanazawa-ku (10/22)

Tomioka Hachiman-Gū                        Yokohama-shi, Kanazawa-ku (10/16)

Hikawa Jinja (Monzen)                         Tōkyō, Higashikurume-shi (10/10)

Tomioka Hachiman-Gū                        Tōkyō, Kōtō-ku (10/5)

How many shrines in Nakano-ku? At least 44 (10/28)

How many shrines in Shibuya-ku? At least 35  (10/8)

 

September 2018

Hikawa Jinja  (Minamisawa)               Tōkyō, Higashikurume-shi (9/30)

Kajiwara Inari Jinja                                Tōkyō, Shinagawa-ku (9/25)

Hachiman Jinja (Samezu)                     Tōkyō, Shinagawa-ku (9/18)

Kifune Jinja                                               Tōkyō, Shinagawa-ku (9/14)

Irugi Jinja                                                   Tōkyō, Shinagawa-ku (9/10)

Sansha Jinja                                              Nagano-ken, Shiojiri (9/1)

 

How many shrines in Shinagawa-ku? At least 77  (9/22)

How many shrines in Kōtō-ku? At least 66   (9/6)

August 2018

Shinmei-Gū Jōgeniza                               Nagano-ken, Shiojiri (8/29)

Hie Jinja                                                      Kanagawa-ken, Kawasaki-shi (8/24)

Higashitamagawa Jinja                          Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku (8/18)

Mitake Jinja                                               Nagano-ken, Shiojiri (8/03)

Average population per shrine for all prefectures (8/31)

How many shrines in Meguro-ku? At least 21 (8/30)

How many shrines in Sumida-ku? At least 51 (8/10)

July 2018

Mishimayama Jinja                                  Nagano-ken, Shiojiri (7/29)

Arei Jinja                                                      Nagano-ken, Shiojiri (7/26)

Daimon Jinja                                              Nagano-ken, Shiojiri (7/23))

Osakada  Benzaiten                                 Nagano-ken, Shiojiri (7/19)

Amanuma Kumano Jinja                       Tōkyō, Suginami-ku (7/3)

How many shrines in Bunkyō-ku? At least 50 (7/06)

 

June 2018

Amanuma Hachiman Jinja                     Tōkyō, Suginami-ku (6/28)

Misono Jinja                                               Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (6/24)

Onnazuka Jinja                                          Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (6/19)

Hieta Jinja                                                   Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (6/16)

Maruyama-zuijin Inari-daimyōjin        Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (6/9)

Shiba Tōshō-gū                                          Tōkyō, Minato-ku (6/6)

How many shrines in Kita-ku? at least 77 (6/30)

How many shrines in Minato-ku? At least 71 (6/18)

 

 

May 2018

Karasumori Jinja                                       Tōkyō, Minato-ku (5/31)

Takanawa Jinja                                          Tōkyō, Minato-ku (5/29)

Mita Hachiman Jinja                                Tōkyō, Minato-ku (5/24)

Shiba Daijingū                                           Tōkyō, Minato-ku (5/15)

Egara Ten Jinja                                           Kanagawa, Kamakura (5/12) 

Yukigaya-Ōtsuka Inari Jinja                  Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (5/8)

Noge Rokusho Jinja                                 Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku (5/4)

How many shrines in Chūō-ku? At least 48   (5/30)

How many shrines in Chiyoda-ku? At least 38  (5/6)

Shibuya Hikawa Jinja                  Tōkyō, Shibuya-ku

April 2018

Tamagawa Jinja                                           Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku (4/30)

Dennenchōfu Hachiman Jinja       Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (4/25)

Ebisu Jinja                                                     Kanagawa, Kamakura (4/19)

Inari Kiō Jinja                                               Tōkyō, Shinjuku-ku (4/16)

Nakano Hikawa Jinja                                Tōkyō, Nakano-ku (4/9)

Meotogi Jinja                                               Tōkyō, Shinjuku-ku (4/2)

Shinjuku Shichi Fukujin  新宿七福神 (4/19)

How many shrines in Adachi-ku? At least 191 (4/13)

March 2018

Yoroi Jinja                                    Tōkyō, Shinjuku-ku (3/31)

Tenjin-sha                                    Tōkyō, Shinjuku-ku (3/25)

Tokumochi Jinja                         Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (3/22)

Rokugō Jinja                                Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (3/17)

Ōta Jinja                                       Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (3/15)

Michizuka Jinja                           Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (3/08)

Myōhō Inari Jinja                       Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (3/06)

Tamagawa Suwa Jinja              Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (3/03)

How many shrines in Shinjuku? (3/22)

Gozu-Tennō 牛頭天王             (3/18)

February 2018

Hakusan Jinja                             Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (2/25)

Tamagawa Benzaiten Jinja     Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (2/23)

Fujisaki Inari Jinja                     Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (2/20)

Haneda Jinja                               Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (2/16)

Shirauo Inari Jinja                     Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (2/11)

Anamori Inari Jinja                   Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (2/5)

 

How Many Shrines in Ōta-ku?            (2/7)

January 2018

 

Hiyoshi Jinja                                Kanagawa, Yokohama, Kōhoku-ku (1/30)

Sengen Jinja, (Tamaga              Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (1/27)

Iyahiko Sha                                  Nagano-ken, Shiojiri (1/18)

Tokō Jinja                                     Nagano, Shiojiri-shi (1/14)

Higakuataritasuku Jinja          Nagano-ken, Shiojiri (1/7)

Kumano Sha                                Nagano-ken, Shiojiri (1/5)

Mitsumine Jinja                         Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku  (1/3)

Daita Hachiman Jinja               Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku   (1/2)

December 2017

 

Keihin Fushimi Inari Jinja        Kanagawa, Kawasaki, Nakahara-ku (12-27)

Kitazawa Hachiman Jinja        Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku  (12/23) 

Ikejiri Inari Jinja                         Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku  (12/12) 

People: revamped the page to make it more mobile friendly (12/11)

How Many Shrines in Setagaya?  (12/9)

November 2017

Nishimori Inari Jinja                 Yokohama, Minami-ku (11/24)

Sugiyama Jinja                            Yokohama, Minami-ku (11/24)

Namiyoke-Inari Jinja                Tōkyō, Chūō-ku (11/19) 

Hikawa-Nyotai Jinja                  Saitama, Saitama-shi (11/11)

Nezu Jinja                                    Tōkyō, Bunkyō-ku   (11/3)

October 2017

Atsuta Jinja                                 Tōkyō,Taitō-ku (10/29)

Imado Jinja                                 Tōkyō,Taitō-ku (10/26)

Hachiman Jinja (Yuk                Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (10/13)

Suga Jinja (Kitami)                    Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku  (10/3)

Inari Jinja (Kitami)                    Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku (10/2)

Kitami-Hikawa Jinja                 Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku (10/1)

Tōkyō Shitamachi Eight Fuku-Jin    東京下町八福神 (10/24)

Kisshōten                                    The Goddess of Beauty, Fortune and Prosperity (10/22)

Hotei                                             The God of Fortune (10/19)

Bishamonte                                The God of War(10/16) 

The Soga Cla                             蘇我氏 (10/11)

Fukurokuju                                 The God of Longevity (10/6)

Jurōjin                                          The God of Wisdom (10/5)

September 2017

 

Seiso-Suga Jinja                                 Tōkyō, Suginami-ku (9/24)

Ozaki-Kumano Jinja                         Tōkyō, Suginami-ku (9/22)

Seiso-shirayama Jinja                      Tōkyō, Suginami-ku (9/21)

Ōmiya Hachiman-Gū                       Tōkyō, Suginami-ku (9/20)

Senjumoto Hikawa Jinja                 Tōkyō, Adachi-ku (9/15)

Motojukuseki Inari Jinja                Tōkyō, Adachi-ku (9/13)

Motojuku Jinja                                  Tōkyō, Adachi-ku (9/10)

Hikawa Jinja (Ōkawa-chō)             Tōkyō, Adachi-ku (9/6)

Hikawa Jinja (Naka-chō)                Tōkyō, Adachi-ku (9/2)

​​Senju Shichi Fukujin - Seven Lucky Gods' Circuits 

The Three Musashi Province Ōmiya - Groups of Shrines

August 2017

 

Hashido Inari Jinja                      Tōkyō, Adachi-ku (8/30)

Ōta Suwa Jinja                             Nagano-ken, Shiojiri-shi (8/22)

Tsukui-izumi Jinja                       Nagano-ken, Shiojiri-shi (8/15)

Toyosaka Inari Jinja                   Tokyo, Shibuya-ku (8/9)

Konnō Hachiman-Gū                 Tōkyō, Shibuya-ku (8/8)

The 22 Shrines - Shrine Groupings

July 2017

Yaho Tenman-gū                        Tōkyō, Kunitachi shi (7/30)

Morito Jinja                                  Kanagawa, Hayama (7/23)

Susano-o Jinja                             Tōkyō, Arakawa-ku (7/18)

Gojōten Jinja                               Tōkyō, Taitō-ku  (7/13)

Hatonomori Hachiman Jinja  Tōkyō, Shibuya-ku (7/5)

Updated "How many Shrines in Japan"

The 25 Edo Tenjin - Shrine Groupings

Shrine Rankings - Shinto Terminology

 

June 2017

Mitake Jinja                        Tōkyō, Ōta-ku          (6/30)

Yushima Tenjin                  Tōkyō, Bunkyō-ku   (6/27)

Hanazono Inari Jinja        Tōkyō, Taitō-ku        (6/22)

Ikebukuro Mitake Jinja   Tōkyō, Toshima-ku  (6/16)

Hisatomi Inari Jinja          Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku (6/13)

Shōin Jinja                           Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku (6/11)

Benzaiten (弁財天) 

Daikokuten (大黒天)

Ugaya-fukiaezu

Yoshida  Shōin 

expanded "How many Kami in Japan?" 

March 2017

Kami-shinmei-tenso Jinja,     Tōkyō, Shinagawa-ku (3/20)

Koyama Hachiman Jinja        Tōkyō, Shinagawa-ku

Kumano Jinja,                           Tōkyō, Meguro-ku

Okusawa Jinja                          Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku

Maruyama Inari Daimyōjin  Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku

Sanya Hachiman Jinja            Tōkyō, Shinagawa-ku

 

Benzaiten Sect     弁財天信仰                              
Ebara Shichi Fukujin - Seven Lucky Gods' Circuits page  

Substantially expanded the Seven Lucky Gods page

 

 

February 2017:

Ebara Jinja                                  Tōkyō, Shinagawa-ku

Yoriki Jinja                                  Tōkyō, Shinagawa-ku

Kagata Jinja                                Tōkyō, Shinagawa-ku

Akasaka Hikawa Jinja              Tōkyō, Shinagawa-ku

                                           

Hengaku (name plaques) - Shrine Appurtenances page

Expanded Koma-Inu section - Shrine Appurtenances page                              

Ebisu 恵比寿 - Seven Lucky Gods page                                   

Tōkai Shichi Fukujin (東海七福神) - Seven Lucky Gods' Circuits page  

Uka-no-mitama-kami, "The August Spirit of Food," - Tales of the Kami page

Sukunabi-kona-no-kami "Little Prince the Renowned Deity" - Tales of the Kami page

January 2017:

Shinagawa Jinja 

Kamedo Tenjin Sha

Tsugaru Inari Jinja

                                                       

Fujizuka ("Mt. Fuji mounds") - Shrine Appurtenances page

Ōkuni-nushi-kami - Tales of the Kami page

The Seven Lucky Gods of Japan (Shichi Fukujin) - Groups of Shrines page 

 Tenjin/Tenma shrine sect

Ema (votive wooden plaques) -Shrine Appurtenances       

Torii -Shrine Appurtenances    

The Ten Tōkyō Shrines - Groups of Shrines page

                                 

December 2016

Sugiyama Jinja 

Sugiyama shrine sect

Izanagi/Izanami - Tales of the Kami page

Yamato Takeru - Tales of the Kami page

April 2018

Tamagawa Jinja                                           Tōkyō, Setagaya-ku (4/30)

Dennenchōfu Hachiman Jinja       Tōkyō, Ōta-ku (4/25)

Ebisu Jinja                                                     Kanagawa, Kamakura (4/19)

Inari Kiō Jinja                                               Tōkyō, Shinjuku-ku (4/16)

Nakano Hikawa Jinja                                Tōkyō, Nakano-ku (4/9)

Meotogi Jinja                                               Tōkyō, Shinjuku-ku (4/2)

Shinjuku Shichi Fukujin  新宿七福神 (4/19)

How many shrines in Adachi-ku? At least 191 (4/13)

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