Ichikishimahime (Lady Consecrated Isle) also known as Sayoribime (Lady Summons Spirit) is a Shinto kami and one of the kami of Munakata. She is the second of three sisters born from the sword of Susano-o after being chewed up and spat out by Amaterasu according to the Kojiki.1

In the Nihongi she is the third sister born. There is one alternative version in the Nihongi where this kami is birthed from the sword of Amaterasu, who chews and spits it out herself (perhaps in this context this kami is a daughter then of Amaterasu).2


1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
2. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.

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