|御祭神 (Gosaijin) Kami:||日本大國魂大神|
|God of nation||Yamato-ookuni-tama-no-Ookami|
|God of Warriors,||Yachihoko no kami (八千戈神）|
|God of Agriculture||Mitoshi no ookami (御年大神)|
Ooyamato Shrine is the one of the oldest shrine in Japan. At the order of the Imperial Court in the Nara era, a Kara Envoy studying in the Tang Dynasty visited this shrine on departure and prayed for traffic safety.
It was also enshrined in the ship as a guardian deity of “Battleship Yamato.”