Ōmagatsuhi

Ōmagatsuhi

Ōmagatsuhi

Ōmagatsuhi (Great Mishap Bringer – 大禍津日神) is a Shinto Spirit of calamity, evil occurrences, curses and defilement. They are not mentioned in the Nihongi, however, the Kojiki states they were the second of two Spirits born from Izanagi cleansing away the impurities of Yomi whilst bathing in the Tachibana River1.

Footnotes

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

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