Ōkamizumi

Ōkamizumi

  • Affiliation: Shinto
  • Deity of: Peaches
  • Family: None

Ōkamizumi

Ōkamizumi (意富加牟豆美命 – Great Sacred Majesty) is the Shinto Spirit of the peaches which Izanagi plucked from a tree and held menacingly to scare away The Eight Thunder Kami and Shikome who were chasing him as he fled Yomi.1 This is mentioned in the Kojiki.

Footnotes

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

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