Konohanachiruhime

Konohanachiruhime

Konohanachiruhime

Konohanachiruhime (木花知流比売 – Lady Tree Blossoms Scattering) is a Shinto Spirit mentioned in the Kojiki. She is stated to be the daughter of Ōyamatsumi and wife of Yashimajinumi with whom she has a son called Fuwanomojikunusunu. The blossoms in her name likely relate to cherry blossoms.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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