The straw that hangs down from the shimenawa represents rain. These were common symbols. The straw that hangs down from the shimenawa represents rain. These were common symbols.

Shimenawa 2

The white zigzag paper shide represents the symbol of lightning, and the zigzag symbol was also seen in Turkey's Gobeklitepe.

The shape of the shimenawa, which is made by tying a shimenawa in a circle and with straw lying on the left and right of the top, is also seen as a symbol in religions of other countries.

A symbol of a ring and a stick (two strings) in the hands of the Babylonian goddess.

To the right of Uraeus in Egypt, the symbol of a ring and a stick (two strings).

The ancient Persian Zoroastrian god Afra Azda also has a shackle, a symbol of royal authority, and a crown with two strings on a round ring. In other words, the shape of the decoration is also a common symbol.