Haruna Shrine

Kita Tomomi

Jul 13, 2017

Haruna Shrine, situated halfway up the slopes of Mount Haruna, is a rare spiritual power spot in Japan that’s worth a mention and a visit. Around the shrine, you’ll occasionally find yourself awed by the sublime appearance of giant trees and huge rocks, which are used as Shinto objects of worship.

To reach the main shrine, you’ll need to climb up a gentle slope – just a small pleasant hike that will make you sweat a little. When you arrive at the main shrine, you should draw a fortune slip called the “omikuji”. Interesting divine words are pre-written on top, but the slip looks completely blank when you first draw it out. But the moment you dip the paper into the water at the shrine, words would appear as if by magic.

This shrine is also an “omnipotent shrine” that can make any of your dreams or wishes come true. So anyone who would like to seek sage advice or become more positive should visit this place for guidance.

日本でも有数のパワースポットの一つです。榛名山の中腹にあり、大自然に囲まれていることから、時たま現れる大木やご神体の巨岩の神々しさに圧倒されます。本殿までは緩やかな登り坂を歩いていく必要があり、ちょっとしたハイキング気分で気持ちいい汗をかくことができますよ。本殿に着いたら、ぜひ「ご神水開運おみくじ」を引いてみてください。このおみくじには面白い仕掛けがされており、引いた瞬間は一見何も書いていない真っ白な紙なのです。しかし、ご神水が湧き出るゾーンへ行きご神水に紙を浸すと、魔法のように文字が浮き出てきます。

別名“万能神社”とも呼ばれるほど「どんな願いも叶う」と言われる開運神社なので、新しいことにチャレンジしたい人や、前向きになりたい人はぜひ訪れてみてください。

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