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A monk called Genpin lives near Mount Miwa. A woman visits him with offerings of branches and water.
片山九郎右衛門
In autumn, when it is getting colder in the evenings, the woman asks Genpin if he can give her some clothing and he does.
津村礼次郎
Genpin asks where she lives. In reply, she asks him to visit her at the cedar tree at the foot of Mount Miwa.
今井泰男
When Genpin goes to the cedar tree, he finds his clothing hanging on it.
森常好
In Genpin’s dream, the Deity of Miwa appears in the form of woman and relates the story of the origins of Miwa.
梅若六郎
The Diety of Miwa goes on to perform a kagura dance and shows him the legend of Ama-no-Iwato (the Rock Door of Heaven).
関根祥六
After the dazzling figure of the sun goddess Amaterasu Ōmikami appears from behind the rock door, the monk wakes at dawn from his dream.
高林白牛口二
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