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Snapshot Sunday: Vermillion Gates at Fushimi Inari

Gates at Fushimi Inari
Gates at Fushimi Inari, Kyoto, Japan

Fushimi Inari Taisha is a shrine that honors Inari, the Shinto spirit (kami) of fertility, rice, sake, and agriculture. Since he’s is also the kami of general prosperity and worldly success, it’s common for Japanese businesses to donate the torii gates that hedge the paths on Mount Inari.

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