Tsubaki Grand Shrine
|Tsubaki Grand Shrine
Tsubaki Grand Shrine's haiden
Location within Japan
|Address||1871 Otabi, Yamamotochō
Suzuka, Mie 〒519-0315
|Glossary of Shinto|
Tsubaki Grand Shrine (椿大神社 Tsubaki Ōkami Yashiro?) is a Shinto shrine in Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Tsubaki is the principal shrine of the deity Sarutahiko-no-Ōkami and one of Japan's oldest shrines. Sarutahiko no Ōkami's wife Ame-no-Uzume is also enshrined at the jinja.
The shrine has been in the care of the Yamamoto family for 97 generations. The 95th generation guardian priest was Rev. Yukiteru Yamamoto, the 96th generation priest was Rev. Yukitaka Yamamoto, and the 97th generation priest is Rev. Yukiyasu Yamamoto.
- Kami no Michi: The Way of the Kami -- The Life And Thought of a Shinto Priest, by Guji Yukitaka Yamamoto (96th priest of Tsubaki Grand Shrine)
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