Osaka Tenmangu Shrine was built in 949AD in memory of Sugawara no Michizane, a 10th century scholar. He is worshiped as the ... More
Osaka Tenmangu Shrine
Osaka Tenmangu Shrine was built in 949AD in memory of Sugawara no Michizane, a 10th century scholar. He is worshiped as the god of wisdom and fine art across Japan. The legend says that a few rivals of Michizane conspired against him which made him exile from the court. He couldn't bear his fate and died after two years of misery. A shrine was built in the beginning of the 10th century to appease his soul. Every year, millions of students visit this shrine to pray for their excellence in academics. Osaka Tenmangu Shrine is the place where the Tenjin Matsuri begins.
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