Iiyorohiko

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Iiyorohiko

Iiyorohiko

Iiyorohiko (飯依比古 – Food Summon Lad) was one of the four kami of the Land of Groves according to the kojiki, residing in the North part of the island called ‘Sandy Hollows’, nothing more is mentioned of him.

His name represents the abundant grain of the area and highlights him as a normal man who has been possessed by a kami of food.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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