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ⓘ Kitano Tenman-gū. 986 Kanna 2: Michizane was given the posthumous title of Tenjin Heavenly Deity 991 Shōryaku 2: Emperor Ichijō added three more shrines to Mura ..




Kitano Tenman-gū
                                     

ⓘ Kitano Tenman-gū

  • 986 Kanna 2: Michizane was given the posthumous title of Tenjin Heavenly Deity
  • 991 Shōryaku 2: Emperor Ichijō added three more shrines to Murakamis list - including Kitano.
  • 965 Kōhō 2: Emperor Murakami ordered that Imperial messengers be sent to report important events to the guardian kami of Japan. These messenger, called heihaku, were initially presented to 16 shrines;
  • 1444 Bunan 1, 4th month: Kitano Tenman-gū and much of western Kyoto was destroyed by fire.

From 1871 through 1946, the Kitano Tenman-gū was officially designated one of the Kanpei-chūsha 官幣中社, meaning that it stood in the second rank of government supported shrines.

                                     

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Media related to Kitano-tenmangu at Wikimedia Commons

  • Kitano Tenman-gū Official web page Archived 2015-08-26 at the Wayback Machine In English
  • Kyoto Shimbun: Open-Air Tea Ceremony. Archived 2011-09-30 at the Wayback Machine in English
                                     
  • emperor was Go - Hanazono - tennō 後花園天皇 1444 Bun an 1, 4th month Kitano Tenman - gū and much of western Kyoto was destroyed by fire. Muromachi period Nussbaum
  • Eikyū 1, 4th month Emperor Toba visited Matsunoo - taisha and the Kitano Tenman - gū 1113 Eikyū 1, 10th month Toba visited the temples on Mount Hiei