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Utsunomiya`s Folktales

Prediction of the Ikari Flood

After a while, the Shinto priest returned together with the god of Mount Haguro-yama. And it was informed to Futaarayama Daimyojin god that the god of Mount Haguro-yama consented to the idea the sacred ginkgo tree got cut. Very surprised with the dream, the old lady jumped up in the morning and told to the neighboring people “A great flood will happen!” But no one would believe it. There was nothing she could do but prayed alone to Daimyojin earnestly.