Provincial governors sent to various districts from the capital worshiped and prayed to native deities for peace and security. The primary shrine for worship is called ""Ichi-no-miya"" and has long been revered by numerous people.
The Ancient history of the Nara and Heian Eras
Gosaijin (Enshrined Deities)more
Samukawa-jinja Shrine, known as Ichi-no-miya in Sagami Province, enshrines the unique guardian deities of Happo-yoke and has been devoutly worshiped by people of all social classes from ancient times, notably by warriors such as Minamoto-no-Yoritomo, Takeda Shingen, and the Tokugawa clan.
Ichi-no-miya in Sagami Province has a 1,600-year history.
Goyuisho (Historical Background)more
Whenever you get lost, stop, seek the light within the darkness, and with a prayerful heart, keep progressing forward.
Happo-yoke guides anyone in need of help to the right direction.