The jinja is also known as Hootoshi no Yashiro.

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This jinja is dedicated to the white-naped crane found bearing ears of rice in its beak by the imperial princess Yamatohime-no-mikoto who was visiting the area. The jinja is also known as Hootoshi no Yashiro (lit. jinja where ears of rice were dropped) because it was popularly believed that the crane was carrying the ears of rice to paddy fields.

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