Sapporo Tower shrine

Thanks to Green Shinto supporter, Jann Williams, for sending this item in from her travels in Hokkaido. It’s at the top of the Sapporo TV Tower and in addition to the views she was surprised to find a shrine and people praying. Notice the oddly shaped guardian figure with the kanji for ‘Mother’ written below it.

A helpful notice nearby clarifies the rather odd appearance of the guardian figure and encourages the worshipper in the kind of prayers that might be most suitable…

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