Fuwanomojikunusunu

Fuwanomojikunusunu

Fuwanomojikunusunu

Fuwanomojikunusunu (布波能母遅久奴須奴神 – Budding Noble Land Dwelling Master) is a Shinto kami mentioned in the Kojiki. He was the son of Yashimajinumi and Konohanachiruhime and through his marriage to Hikawahime he had a child called Fukabuchinomizuyarehana.

The meaning of this kami’s name is not fully understood, but some believe his name shows him as a kami who presides over buildings which had been built on the land of his father Yashimajinumi.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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