Konpira Gongen

Konpira Gongen (金毘羅権現) is a Japanese god of the Shugendō sect originating in the mountain Kotohira of Kagawa Prefecture. He is the god of merchant sailors.

Konpira Gongen
God of seafaring and sailors
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Statue of Konpira Gongen, Musée Guimet
Other namesKonpira Daigongen (金毘羅大権現)
Japanese金毘羅権現
AffiliationAcala (honji)
Ōmononushi (conflated with)
Emperor Sutoku
Major cult centerKotohira-gū (Kotohira, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan)
MantraOn Kubiraya sowaka

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