In 1274, summer, when Nichiren sages visited here, he saw a ghost of cormorant fishing man, and he made a inscription of scripture on stone and mass for those drowned in a river, and finally he saved the ghost. There are many writers and artists visiting here because it is the origne of the song "Ukai".
It is known for all over the nation as a seminary for the Buddhist priesthood of mass for those drowned in a river.
The Sekitaidaikokuten is there which came from the river, and it is saved as God in the precincts of the shrine.