Takamagahara

Takamagahara

Takama-ga-hara (also Takaamahara, Taka-no-amahara, Takamanohara, Takamagahara) (高天原 [たかあまはら、たかのあまはら、たかまのはら、たかまがはら]), literally "High Heaven's Plain" but often translated as the "High Plain of Heaven," is a place in Japanese mythology. In Shinto, Takama-ga-hara is the dwelling place of the Kami. It is believed to be connected to the Earth by the bridge Ama-no uki-hashi (the "Floating Bridge of Heaven"). In Shinto worship, the kami are invited to leave Takama-ga-hara and enter a shrine or some other purified place.

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Mount Takamagahara is a mountain in Gunma Prefecture in which JAL 123 crashed into.

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