Sunday, May 31, 2009

Suitengu Shrine to safe childbirth

Suitengu shrine
Suitengu Shrine located in Nihonbashi, central Tokyo. The Shrine built on 1818 and moved to current location on 1872, is dedicated to conception and safe childbirth.
kodakara inu at Suitengu shrine
Pregnant woman and couples with childrens visit to worship the shrine`s god, especially on the dog day of the Japanese calendar (dogs have many puppies and relatively low stress labor and thus are considered of good luck in this shrine).


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