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Upcoming events


Hinamatsuri Workshop and Haru matsuri / Hatsu-uma matsuri

In this spring, we are teaming up with JACCC (Japanese American Cultural & Community Center).

We have “Introduction to Shinto” workshop from 2pm to 3:30pm

Then we will hold Haru matsuri / Hatsu-uma 3:30pm to 4pm.

For workshop, you need RSVP and it require fee.

For Haru-matsuri / Hatsu-uma is free to attend.

We accept appointment of Gokito after 4pm. (Please contact us via website form)

Date: Saturday, March 3rd, 2018
Workshop: 2pm – 3:30pm
Haru-matsuri / Hatsu-uma: 3:30pm – 4pm
Where: JACCC (244 South San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA 90012)

More details for workshop: http://www.jaccc.org/hinamatsuri


Irei-sai / Memorial service for victims for earthquake & Tsunami in Japan

We will hold Irei-sai / Memorial service for victims for earthquake & Tsumai in Japan at Love to Nippon memorial event.

This is 5th year for us to hold Irei-sai for victims for earthquake & Tsunami at the event.

Please come and pray with us for victims of Tohoku and Kumamoto earthquake victims.

Date: Sunday, March 11th, 2018
Irei-sai / Memorial Service: 12noon  – 12:30pm
Where: Los Angeles Police Department Headquarters  (100 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012)



Introduction to Shusse Inari Shrine

Shusse Inari Shrine of America is the American branch of Shusse Inari Shrine, located in the city of Matsue in the Izumo region of Shimane Prefecture.

Shusse Inari Shrine has been respected by the feudal lords of Matsue, as well as the area’s local people, since the 12th century.

The main deity enshrined here is 宇迦之御魂神 (Uka-no-Mitama-no-Kami), who is the deity of productivity, business, food, and harvests, and whose workings give us life as human beings. It is through this kami’s divine virtue as the root of life that we can enjoy the blessings of nature.

Also enshrined here are 誉田別命 (Homudawake-no-Mikoto), to whom Samurai paid respect, as well as the deity of water and the deity of health. Shusse Inari Shrine is known for having the power to bring good luck, business and career success, recovery from illness, marriage and relationship happiness, good catches of fish, huge harvests and student success. Lately, Shusse Inari Shrine has also become popular for bringing good luck in the lottery.

Shusse Inari Shrine of America performs various prayer services such as for business success when you open a new restaurant or office, safe driving for a new car, safety and success of karate/judo/kendo dojos, Shichi-go-san (7-5-3 rites/blessing ceremony for children), weddings, etc. Feel free to ask us.

Information about the priest of Shusse Inari Shrine of America can be found at the About Us page.

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