Ehime (Shinto)


Ehime (愛比売 – Lady Lovely) was one of the four Spirits of the Land of Groves according to the Kojiki, residing in the South-West part of the Island called ‘Groves’. Nothing more is mentioned of her.1


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

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