Hetsunagisabiko

Hetsunagisabiko

Hetsunagisabiko

Hetsunagisabiko (辺津那芸佐毘古神 – Shoreside Surf Lad) was the eleventh of 12 Shinto kami born from Izanagi removing items from his body after wanting to wash and cleanse himself after visiting Yomi.

This kami was formed from the armband on his right arm alongside Hezakaru and Hetsukaibera. This is all related in the kojiki.1

They are not mentioned in the nihongi.

Footnotes

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

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Hetsunagisabiko