About Shinto Items

In Japan, it is a traditional custom that people visit Shinto shrines and receive sacred goods such as Ofuda and Omamori. These can give yearly protection, good luck, happiness, or success in business. Visitors to Shusse Inari Shrine come for this especially.

Shinto Shrine of Shusse Inari in America has the same spirits in it of our main shrine in Japan, Shusse Inari Shrine, so you are able to share in these blessings.

We have Ofuda (talismans), Omamori (charms), Ema (wishing boards), Engi-mono (bamboo rakes, decorative arrows, etc.) and Kamidana (small shrines for your home or workplace). All items have been blessed; however, if you would like a personalized blessing, please let us know.

All Shinto Items obtained from our Shrine are sacred objects and need to be treated with respect and the proper etiquette. Please keep in mind when obtaining a Kamidana and/or Ofuda there is an implied commitment to follow the proper respectful customs.

To properly care for the Ofuda, place the Ofuda in a Kamidana, or high on the north or west wall in your living room or workplace. If the floor above is occupied, please write the kanji for cloud (雲) and place it on the ceiling above the Ofuda/Kamidana. Offerings of rice, salt, and water should be made (The Member’s Handbook has the details).

Shinto Items should be returned to the Shrine for Otakiage after one year.

Here are the follow the flow of how to return at here.

If you would like to request to obtain our Shinto Items, please use the Request Form.

After we received your request form, we will send an email and donation invoice including shipping fees via PayPal.

※Minimum donation amounts do not include shipping fees, sales tax, or customs duties.

Ofuda 神札

An Ofuda is a sacred item that should be properly cared for. Please do not request an Ofuda to use as a decoration. To properly care for the Ofuda, place the Ofuda in a Kamidana, or high on the north or west wall in your living room or workplace. If the floor above is occupied, please write the kanji for cloud (雲) and place it on the ceiling above the Ofuda/Kamidana. Offerings of rice, salt, and water should be made (The Member's Handbook has the details). One year after receiving an Ofuda, we recommend you replace it with a new one. See the Q&A section for the proper etiquette to use when replace the previous year's Ofuda. 神札は神棚、または、北か西側の壁の高いところや棚の上にお祀りし、1年毎に取り替えましょう。(古くなったものは、当社までご持参、またはご送付ください)。

Omamori お守り

Please keep Omamori close to you or with someone you want to receive its blessings such as a child, a pet, or in a vehicle. Attach or keep in a purse, backpack, cellphone, bike etc. One year after receiving an Omamori, we recommend you replace it with a new one. An Omamori's virtue is tripled if it is given as a gift. If you are gifting an Omamori, we can provide an Omamori envelope. Please indicate the number of envelopes you would like to receive on the request form. There is no donation required for the envelopes. 身につけたり、バッグの中に入れたり、携帯電話、車などに貼り付けたりしてください。1年毎に取り替えましょう。

Ema 絵馬

Ema is a wishing board, you write your wishes on the back and display it high on the north or west wall or shelf in your living room or workplace or hang your Ema on the Ema hanger at the Shinto Shrine. We recommend you replace it with a new one after one year. 裏に願い事を書いて、神社の絵馬掛けに掛けて奉納するか、持ち帰って部屋の壁や棚に飾ります。1年毎に取り替えましょう。

Engimono 縁起物

Japanese people traditionally receive Engimono during the New Year season to bring in good luck for the New Year. Please display Engimono high on the north or west wall, or put them on a shelf in your living room or workplace. We recommend you replace it with a new one after one year. その年の開運招福や繁栄、安全を願って当社の御神力をお分けしたものです。自宅、お店、オフィスの壁や棚の上に飾ってお祀りください。

Kamidana 神棚

Kamidana is a miniature shrine for your home or workplace. Please set it high on a shelf on the north or west wall in your living room or workplace. This may include places such as offices, restaurants, shops, stores or dojo for kendo, judo, aikido, or karate. All our Kamidana is Build to Order (after we received request, we will get ship from Japan). A Kamidana obtained from our Shrine is a sacred object and needs to be treated with respect and the proper etiquette. Please keep in mind when obtaining a Kamidana there is an implied commitment to follow the proper respectful customs, such as daily offerings. ご自宅や会社、お店、道場などに置く小さな神社です。北か西側の壁の高いところや棚の上に設置します。神棚の中には神札を置きます。(神札は1年毎に取り替えましょう)

More その他

Books, Shimenawa, wearable items etc.. Our books, album, and handbook are good for all ages to learn Shinto. Please support us to wear our wearable items. 絵本、アルバム、ハンドブックは神道に興味のある方なら年齢にかかわらず参考になる本です。着用できるアイテムで神社をご支援ください。

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