Welcome to 四厄神の祠 [shi-yaku-jin no hokora]
shi-yaku-jin no hokora is both this virtual online shrine and an actual, small, family-owned,  • minzoku NEO-shintô  shrine located in the Twin Cities, Minnesota.
It was established November 1, 2010 to  calm  the 四厄神 [shi-yaku-jin] – the four misfortune kami – and mitigate their effects on eastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin.
It is associated with the  • Sacred Cedar Shrine  located in western Wisconsin.
(kami enshrined in the hokora)
  • hi-no-kami
  • tsuki-no-kami
  • and the shi-yaku-jin
    • binbô-no-kami
    • ekibyô-no-kami
    • kyô-no-kami
    • shi-no-kami

On entering or leaving the hokora, it's polite to bow before passing through the torii.

Take a moment now to renew your mind and spirit before entering.

Please Note: This site uses a unicode font with Japanese hiragana and kanji characters. For proper display of all characters, in Windows, either install files for East Asian languages under Regional and Language Options in Settings; or install Arial Unicode MS in the Fonts folder; preferably install both.
Also Note: For those who are unfamiliar with the Japanese language, here is a  • quick guide 
About capitalization: Japanese kana does not have capital letters, so keeping in line with most online Japanese dictionary search engines, the rômaji of words spelled with hiragana are in all lowercase and that of words spelled with katakana are in all uppercase.
e.g., 民俗ネオ神道 「みんぞくネオしんとう」 is rendered as minzoku NEO-shintô
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