Hayamatsumi

Hayamatsumi

Hayamatsumi

Hayamatsumi (羽山津見神 – Mountain Foot Majesty) is the sixth of eight Shinto Mountain Spirits born from the body of Kagutsuchi after he was beheaded by the sword Itsunoohabari, owned by Izanagi.

He was born from Kagutsuchi’s right hand.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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