{"id":20015874049,"title":"Ema - Japanese Wood Plaque Hakodate Hachimangu (E9-19) Hokkaido Year of the Monkey","handle":"ema-japanese-wood-plaque-hakodate-hachimangu-e9-19","description":"\u003cp\u003eThis is an \"Ema\". \"Ema\" are small wooden plaques on which Shinto worshippers write their prayers or wishes. The ema are then left hanging up at the shrine, where the kami (spirits or gods) receive them. They bear various pictures, often of animals or other Shinto imagery, and many have the word gan'i (願意), meaning \"wish\", written along the side. In ancient times people would donate horses to the shrines for good favor, over time this was transferred to a wooden plaque with a picture of a horse, and later still to the various wooden plaques sold today for the same purpose.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eEma are sold for various wishes. Common reasons for buying a plaque are for success in work or on exams, marital bliss, to have children, and health. Some shrines specialize in certain types of these plaques, and the larger shrines may offer more than one. Sales of ema help support the shrine financially.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff0000;\"\u003e********This Ema is from Hakodate Hachimangu Hokkaido Prefecture\u003c\/span\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cb\u003eHakodate Hachiman Shrine\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e (函館八幡宮, \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eHakodate Hachimangu\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e) is a Shinto shrine located in Hakodate, Hokkaido. It is a Hachiman shrine, dedicated to the kami Hachiman. It was established in 1445. Its main festival is held annually on August 15. Kami enshrined here include Hondawake no mikoto (品陀和気命), Sumiyoshi no Okami (住吉大神), and Kotohira no Okami (金刀比羅大神). It was formerly a National Shrine of the Second Rank (国幣中社, \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eKokuhei Chūsha\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e) in the Modern system of ranked Shinto Shrines.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA \u003cstrong\u003e\u003cb\u003eHachiman shrine\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e (八幡神社 \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eHachiman Jinja\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e, also \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eHachimangū\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e (八幡宮) is a Shinto shrine dedicated to \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003ekami\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e Hachiman.It is the second most numerous type of Shinto shrine after those dedicated to Inari Ōkami (see Inari shrine).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOriginally the name was read \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eYawata\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e or \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eYahata\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e, a reading still used in some cases. Many towns and cities incorporating the names \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eHachiman\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e, \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eYawata\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e or \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eYahata\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e grew around these shrines.\u003c\/p\u003e\nIt measures about 17.7cm x 10.8cm x 8mm. 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The ema are then left hanging up at the shrine, where the kami (spirits or gods) receive them. They bear various pictures, often of animals or other Shinto imagery, and many have the word gan'i (願意), meaning \"wish\", written along the side. In ancient times people would donate horses to the shrines for good favor, over time this was transferred to a wooden plaque with a picture of a horse, and later still to the various wooden plaques sold today for the same purpose.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eEma are sold for various wishes. Common reasons for buying a plaque are for success in work or on exams, marital bliss, to have children, and health. Some shrines specialize in certain types of these plaques, and the larger shrines may offer more than one. Sales of ema help support the shrine financially.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff0000;\"\u003e********This Ema is from Hakodate Hachimangu Hokkaido Prefecture\u003c\/span\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cb\u003eHakodate Hachiman Shrine\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e (函館八幡宮, \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eHakodate Hachimangu\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e) is a Shinto shrine located in Hakodate, Hokkaido. It is a Hachiman shrine, dedicated to the kami Hachiman. It was established in 1445. Its main festival is held annually on August 15. Kami enshrined here include Hondawake no mikoto (品陀和気命), Sumiyoshi no Okami (住吉大神), and Kotohira no Okami (金刀比羅大神). It was formerly a National Shrine of the Second Rank (国幣中社, \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eKokuhei Chūsha\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e) in the Modern system of ranked Shinto Shrines.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA \u003cstrong\u003e\u003cb\u003eHachiman shrine\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e (八幡神社 \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eHachiman Jinja\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e, also \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eHachimangū\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e (八幡宮) is a Shinto shrine dedicated to \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003ekami\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e Hachiman.It is the second most numerous type of Shinto shrine after those dedicated to Inari Ōkami (see Inari shrine).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOriginally the name was read \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eYawata\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e or \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eYahata\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e, a reading still used in some cases. Many towns and cities incorporating the names \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eHachiman\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e, \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eYawata\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e or \u003cem\u003e\u003ci\u003eYahata\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e grew around these shrines.\u003c\/p\u003e\nIt measures about 17.7cm x 10.8cm x 8mm. It is from 2004."}

Ema - Japanese Wood Plaque Hakodate Hachimangu (E9-19) Hokkaido Year of the Monkey

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This is an "Ema". "Ema" are small wooden plaques on which Shinto worshippers write their prayers or wishes. The ema are then left hanging up at the shrine, where the kami (spirits or gods) receive them. They bear various pictures, often of animals or other Shinto imagery, and many have the word gan'i (願意), meaning "wish", written along the side. In ancient times people would donate horses to the shrines for good favor, over time this was transferred to a wooden plaque with a picture of a horse, and later still to the various wooden plaques sold today for the same purpose.

Ema are sold for various wishes. Common reasons for buying a plaque are for success in work or on exams, marital bliss, to have children, and health. Some shrines specialize in certain types of these plaques, and the larger shrines may offer more than one. Sales of ema help support the shrine financially.


********This Ema is from Hakodate Hachimangu Hokkaido Prefecture.

Hakodate Hachiman Shrine (函館八幡宮, Hakodate Hachimangu) is a Shinto shrine located in Hakodate, Hokkaido. It is a Hachiman shrine, dedicated to the kami Hachiman. It was established in 1445. Its main festival is held annually on August 15. Kami enshrined here include Hondawake no mikoto (品陀和気命), Sumiyoshi no Okami (住吉大神), and Kotohira no Okami (金刀比羅大神). It was formerly a National Shrine of the Second Rank (国幣中社, Kokuhei Chūsha) in the Modern system of ranked Shinto Shrines.

A Hachiman shrine (八幡神社 Hachiman Jinja, also Hachimangū (八幡宮) is a Shinto shrine dedicated to kami Hachiman.It is the second most numerous type of Shinto shrine after those dedicated to Inari Ōkami (see Inari shrine).

Originally the name was read Yawata or Yahata, a reading still used in some cases. Many towns and cities incorporating the names Hachiman, Yawata or Yahata grew around these shrines.

It measures about 17.7cm x 10.8cm x 8mm. It is from 2004.
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