Okitsukaibera

Okitsukaibera

Okitsukaibera

Okitsukaibera (奥津甲斐弁羅神 – Offshore Tide Lad) was the ninth 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 left arm alongside Okizakaru and Okitsunagisabiko. 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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Okitsukaibera