- Affiliation: Shinto
- Deity of: Advisor of Heaven.
- Family: –
He is said to be the advisor to the spirits of Heaven.1
In the Nihongi, he is additionally said to have gathered cockerals as a method to entice Amaterasu from the cave2, but in the Kojiki it isn’t stated which deity does this.
1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
2. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.
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