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Hakone Shrine

Summary
The Hakone Shrine is a Japanese Shinto shrine on the shores of Lake Ashi in the town of Hakone in the Ashigarashimo District of Kanagawa Prefecture. It is also known as the Hakone Gongen. Enshrined kami The primary kami of Hakone Shrine are
  • Ninigi-no-Mikoto
  • Konohanasakuya-hime
  • Hoori-no-Mikoto They are known collectively as the Hakone Ōkami.
History According to shrine tradition, Hakone-jinja was founded in 757 during the reign of Emperor Kōshō. The original shrine was at the summit of the Komagatake peak of Mount Hakone. The shrine was relocated to the shores of Lake Ashi; its current form dates to 1667. Credit for establishment is also given to Priest Mangan, for pacifying the nine-headed dragon that lived at the bottom of Lake Ashi. According to the Azuma Kagami, Minamoto no Yoritomo sought guidance and shelter from the kami at
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