Amenooshikorowake

Amenooshikorowake

Amenooshikorowake (天之忍許呂別 – Grand-Shaped Lords of Heaven) is the name of a collective group of Spirits who dwell upon Okigashima according to the Kojiki. No specific names for the Spirits are given and nothing more is mentioned of them. This name could also be read as Grand-Hearted Lords of Heaven.1

Footnotes

1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.

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