Many sake barrels were placed

Libation in Dazaifu Tenman-Gu
Shot in Dazaifu Tenman-Gu, a Shinto shrine in Dazaifu, Fukuoka ©Tetsu Ozawa
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Dazaifu Tenman-Gu shrine is dedicated to Sugawara no Michizane who was a scholar, poet, and politician of the Heian Period. And it was believed that the prayers for the school achievement would be answered when people prayed at this shrine.

The objects in the photo were sake barrels and they were sacrificed to the deities. Various sake breweries dedicated the offerings. Most of the deities in Shintoism love sake.

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Nov 2010 FUKUOKA STILL LIFE

Where is Dazaifu Tenman-Gu?

PHOTO DATA

No

4860

Shooting Date

Mar 2010

Posted On

November 19, 2010

Modified On

July 24, 2021

Place

Dazaifu, Fukuoka

Genre

Still Life Photography

Camera

RICOH GR DIGITAL

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