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The main contents are myths, legends, and kagura from the Iwami region of Shimane prefecture. hirokoji(Broad Street) in Ebisu Town, Hamada City, a slightly mysterious space where you can feel the remnants of the town division of the Edo period. The concept of this website is "closely open on the back street of hirokoji".
- The Little Goddess OtogoSahime
The Mother Goddess has been killed by a wicked god. Sahime departs with the remaining seeds ... It is a legend of the little goddess "Sahime" who rode a goose over the sea and brought the seeds of five grains. The legend of Masuda City.
- Munasukihime who saved Izumo
A little princess shed from Izumo. She is a princess who refuses to tell her origin, but one day she gets a signal fire in the eastern sky ... I will take up the different biography of the Yokyoku "Misaki". The Legend of Hashi-Town and Kakushi-Town, Gotsu City.
- AmenoToyoTarashiKaraHime and The Eight-Colored Stone
A long time ago, the gods swung their swords over the haunting rocks ... Ishigami Shrine in Tono-Town, Hamada City. I will take up the legend of the goddess who is said to have pioneered Iwami. The Legend of Hamada City and Ochi County.
- Kahime and Koketsuhiko
A goddess and a god who meet. However, the towel that covered his head and cheeks came off unnoticeably ... A smiley legend that is handed down on Mejima and Ojima in Kamate, Masuda City, Shimane Prefecture. It is a legend that connects Kushiro-Town, Hamada City and Kushiro-Town, Masuda City.
- The rock-throwing battle between Mt. Taima and Mt. Kouyama
The Inbe tribe who settled near the present Mt. Taima drove off the Ono tribe at the foot of the mountain. The Ono tribe escaped to Mt. Kouyama of Susa and started a counterattack, but ... the legend of Hamada City.
- Niikusohime as a dairy goddess
Niikusohime is a goddess of agriculture, but in recent years it has also been called a dairy goddess because of the character "蘇 (so)". I thought about her creative folk tale about Hime.
- "Let's turn here into the sea" Itsukushima Myojin
Itsukushima Myojin loved Murodani in Misumi Town. However, She said, Let's turn here into the sea ... A legend of Misumi Town, Hamada City.
- The Yakuro Deer as evil deer
A deer that has been regarded as a holy beast since ancient times. The legend of the evil deer that stands out among them. The legend of Yoshika town, Kanoashi county.
- Tajikarao and SomebaAmenoIwakatsu Shrine
The land of Someba was soaring with rocks that no one could live in it. There, people prayed to a Tajikarao ... The legend of Masuda City."
- Yozuku Village and Mizukami Shrine
UwatsuWatatsumi god and UwatsuTsutsunoo god drifted to Yunotsu and taught rice cultivation ... Legend of Oda City
- The Legend of Isotake
Isotakeru broke up with his younger sisters Oyatsuhime and Tsumatsuhime on the god farewell slope ... Legend of Oda City
There are two YamabeYashirohime-no-Mikoto Shrines in Oda City. There are various interpretations of who the deity, YamabeYashirohime, is.
- Karitahiko and Karitahime
About Karitahiko and Karitahime, the deities of Karita Shrine in Kute town, Oda city. There is no story about Hiko and Hime, but there is a legend about a shrine.
- Mizoorihime as the goddess of weaving
About Mizoorihime, which is said to be enshrined at Ikan Shrine in Shimokou town, Hamada City.
- Awashima Myojin, the goddess of gynecological illness
Awashima Myojin was the empress of Sumiyoshi Daijin, but suffered from a gynecological illness and was divorced ...
- Cucumber god and Yamabe Shrine
A long time ago, the god of Yamabe Shrine came to Gotsu on a cucumber ... A story about Gotsu City.
- Susanoo's servant: Oyamatsumi
About the legend of a nice giant in Misumi town, Hamada City
- Shizu-no-Iwaya Cave
About Shizu-no-Iwaya Cave, where Okuninushi and Sukunabikona made a temporary residence for nation-building
- Kannonji-Temple and the dragon god
About the small shrine of the dragon god enshrined at Kannonji Temple in Shinko-cho, Hamada City
- The snake of Saigato Pass
About Saigato Pass in Shimokou town, Hamada City. It is also the land of boundaries.
- (Extra edition) Shimahirome Sutra
About the creation myth of the Kyushu Jijinmoso (A blind monk who worships the god of the earth). There were four princes in the Great King of Tenjiku. One day, the Great King summoned the princes and ordered them to search for a middle country over the sea ...
- The legend of Iwami Ginzan, the crane that protected the castle
A long time ago, Yamabuki Castle in Iwami Ginzan was a natural fortress and did not fall easily. There was a crane that protected the castle ... A legend about Iwami Silver Mine, Oda City
- Turtle Stone of Kigami Shrine
Turtle Stone was in the precincts of Kigami Shrine, but it was forgotten when the shrine was relocated. Turtle Stone tried to follow the trace, but due to its own weight, it sank to the bottom of the river ... Legend of Iwami Silver Mine, Oda City
- Ukinuno Pond and Himenoga Pond
Legend of Ukinuno Pond and Himenoga Pond at the foot of Mt. Sanbe, Oda City. It's a legend that the princess threw herself into the pond.
- Kotohime and Kotogahama Beach
The princess of the Heike who has been swept away by Kotogahama Beach. Eventually she recovers and she begins to play her koto on the beach ...
- Kagura and Folklore
It was folklore scholars who pursued kagura in the field of scholarship. This article is a brief review of Kagura-related books. I will also cover Iwami Kagura, Geihoku Kagura, and Kanto Sato Kagura. In the second half, I will look at Iwami Kagura, which is often criticized as a show, from the aspects of essentialism and constructionism.
- The Tale of Prince Goro and Gogyo Kagura
About the Tale of Prince Goro, which is widely distributed in Japan from Tohoku to Kyushu. The story of the reorganization of the world based on the Ying-Yang Five Elements idea is told.
- The seminar on Hiroshima Kagura
I attended a seminar held by the Chugoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry seminar remotely. There is a momentum to support Geihoku Kagura with the public and private sectors.
- The seminar on Iwami Kagura
A lecture by Professor Satoru Hyoki of Seijo University to commemorate the recognition of Iwami Kagura as a Japanese heritage. There is also a history of the performance of "Orochi" at the 1970 Osaka Expo.
- The list of scripts of Geihoku Kagura
The performances of Geihoku Kagura in Hiroshima Prefecture are listed separately for new and old dances. I also wrote a synopsis.
- The Making of Hirokoji
About the reason for creating the website "Hirokoji".
- My camera history
About the digital camera that took the pictures uploaded to this site. From single-lens reflex cameras to bridge cameras. I'm straying.
- Main update history