The kami of
The fifth grandson of Amenokoyane-Mikoto
The same deity with a different name, Toyouke-Omikami, enshrined
in Ise Jingu, also known as “Geku”.
There is an ancient belief in the purifying of Hitogata, and the kami purifies people from all sins and impurities, and protects them from an affluent and happy life. Also, when Jingu Kougou went to the continent to fight, the kami of this jinja, together with the kami of Sumiyoshi Taisha, protected the safety of the land and sea routes. Therefore, the jinja is worshipped as kami that can guide people to travel safety, traffic safety, and matchmaking.