<noembed><nolayer><div style="position:absolute; left:0; top:-100; display:none;"> Female fertility god at Oogata Shrine<br> Festivals &#38; Feasts in Japan picture - Not far from Tagata shrine there is another place of worship called Ogata (Oogata) Jinja, where the objects are representative of female genitalia. In an agricultural community, the sacred feminine was worshipped, and the rituals that have survived to this day at the Tagata shrine were celebrations of this, conducted in order to ensure bountiful agricultural harvests, regeneration and renewal as well as human birth. </div></nolayer></noembed>
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