Prayers

Happo-yoke

Samukawa-jinja Shrine has been worshiped in Japan as the unique Guardian Deity of Happo-yoke. As “Happo” refers to all directions, the divine virtue of Happo-yoke will protect you from impending misfortunes coming from all directions. The virtue of the kami may weaken the danger, rendering it harmless, and thereby maximize the auspicious event so that you may live happily and free from fear of the future. In order to make your days happier, please receive the offer of Happo-yoke.

Happo-yoke

  • Hoi-yoke for travel
  • Hoi-yoke for repair
  • Hoi-yoke for reconstruction
  • Hoi-yoke for new construction
  • Hoi-yoke for moving (removing misfortune owing to geographic features)

Others

Reception for worshippers

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(please come by 5 p.m)
Open all year round
* During the new year period, opening time begins earlier as part of a special system. Please refer to the “Information” section.

0467-75-00040467-75-0004

Samukawa-jinja Shrine office

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Prayer application

Yakuyoke

The notion of the critical age is an outcome of our ancestors' wisdom developed over a long period of time and through experience. The critical age may refer to a mental and physical turning-point, or to a time for taking a break in a person's life. The prayer services for warding off evils are offered as the “Compass” for your life, to promote your well being at this turning point in life.

List of climacteric years in Heisei 29 (2017) 34th of the sexagenary cycle

Sex Age
“Kazoe-doshi”
Mae-
yaku
Hon-
yaku
Ato-
yaku
Male 25 born in
1994
born in
1993
born in
1992
42 born in
1977
born in
1976
born in
1975
61 born in
1958
born in
1957
born in
1956
Female 19 born in
2000
born in
1999
born in
1998
33 born in
1986
born in
1985
born in
1984
37 born in
1982
born in
1981
born in
1980

* Anyone wishing to expel evil spirit can receive the prayer service for Happo-yoke even if he/she is not in the listed climacteric year.

* “Kazoe-doshi” is the age counted by adding two years to the actual age (according to Western-style age system) before birthday, and adding one year to the actual age after birthday.

Other Prayer Services

All the prayer services held in Samukawa-jinja Shrine offer divine virtues of Happo-yoke. Additionally, the shinto priest will consult with you about your wish at the reception so that he can make the prayer the most suitable for your wish.

Reception for worshippers

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(please come by 5 p.m)
Open all year round
During the new year period, opening time begins earlier as part of a special system. Please refer to the “Information” section.

Happo-yoke

  • Prayer for passing examinations
  • Omiya-mairi (shrine visit)
  • Traffic Safety
  • Academic success
  • Success in business
  • Securing physical safety
  • Yaku-yoke (Prayer services for warding off evils)
  • Hoi-yoke for new construction and reconstruction
  • Hoi-yoke for moving house
  • Safety at home
  • Healing of illnesses and injuries
  • Inviting a good fortune
  • Success in love
  • Safe travel
  • Shichi-go-san (Ceremony for children's growth)
  • Visit to offer gratitude

* The worship fee differs depending on contents. Please contact us for further details.

* Please contact us for information regarding other prayers indicated above.

Prayer fee

Shikikai Prayer fee Granted article
Chu-shiki
(Regular service)
from
3,000 yen
Includes talisman, amulet, sacred soil, chopsticks, offerings, sacred alcohol
Tai-shiki
(Major service)
from
5,000 yen
Includes talisman, nine”happosatsu", amulet, sacred soil, chopsticks, offerings and sacred alcohol
Touza-shiki
("Touza" service)
from
10,000 yen
Includes rope, talisman, nine "happosatsu", amulet, sacred soil, "Happo" board, chopsticks, offerings and sacred alcohol
Ichidai-shiki
(”Ichidai" service)
from
30,000 yen
Includes rope, talisman, nine "happosatsu", amulet, sacred soil, "Happo" board, chopsticks, offerings and sacred alcohol
Eidai-shiki
("Eidai" service)
from
50,000 yen
Includes rope, talisman, nine "happosatsu", amulet, sacred soil, "Happo" board, chopsticks, offerings and sacred alcohol