Tenri, Nara

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Tenri (天理市 Tenri-shi?) is a Japanese city in Nara Prefecture on the island of Honshū.[1]

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The Isonokami Shrine is in Tenri. A town grew up around the shrine.[2]

According to tradition, Tenri was the site of the Hirotaka Palace (Hirotak no miya) when Emperor Ninken lived there.[3]

Tenri is the center of the Tenrikyo sect.[1]

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References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tenri" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 960.
  2. Nussbaum, "Isonokami-jinjū" at p. 401.
  3. Koch, W. (1904). Japan; Geschichte nach japanischen Quellen und ethnographische Skizzen. Mit einem Stammbaum des Kaisers von Japan, p. 13. (German)

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