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Amaterasu

Amaterasu

Affiliation: Shinto Kami of: The Sun Family: Izanami? (mother) Susano-o (brother) Tsukiyomi (brother) Ninigi (grand-son) Ōkuninushi (nephew) Amenooshihomimi (son) Amenohohi (son) Amatsuhikone (son) Ikutsuhikone (son) Kumanokusubi (son) Amaterasu Amaterasu (天照 – Heaven Shining) also known as Ōhirume-no-muchi-no-kami (大日孁貴神) is the Sun-Goddesses deity of Shinto, born in some accounts from the[...]

Ameno Koyane

Ameno Koyane

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: – Family: Kogotomusuhi (father) Nakatomi Clan Ameno Koyane Ameno Koyane (天児屋命, 天児屋根命) is a Shinto deity mentioned in both the Kojiki and Nihongi.12 This Spirit is claimed as the ancestor to the Nakatomi Clan1, with the Nihongi listing this Spirits father as Kogotomusuhi.2 We see them[...]

Amenofukio

Amenofukio

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: Protecting Homes. Family: Izanami (mother) Izanagi (father) Amenofukio Amenofukio (天之吹男神 – Heaven`s Thatching Man/Heaven`s Blowing Man) was known as the Spirit charged with protecting homes from the elements. He was the fifth of ten Spirits created after Izanami and Izanagi had created the Eightfold Isles and[...]

Ame Kagami

Ame Kagami

Affiliation: Shinto Diety of: Family: Ame Yorodzu (son?) Kunitokotachi (father) Ame Kagami Ame Kagami is a deity of Shinto mentioned only in one version of the Nihongi where he is stated to be the father of the Spirit Ame Yorodzu and son of the God Kunitokotachi.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G.[...]

Ameno Futodama

Ameno Futodama

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: – Family: Imbe Clan Ameno Futodama Ameno Futodama (布刀玉, 太玉 or 天太玉) is a Shinto deity mentioned in both the Kojiki and Nihongi.12 The Gleanings of Ancient Words1 as well as the Nihongi2 list Futodama as the ancestress of the Imbe Clan. The Engi Shiki lists[...]

Amehitotsune

Amehitotsune

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: Himejima Family: Izanami (mother) Izanagi (father) Amehitotsune Amehitotsune (天一根 – Single Root of Heaven) was the Spirit which inhabited the island of Himejima, according to the Kojiki. Nothing more is mentioned of her.1 The Nihongi does not give a name to this deity, simply stating Izanami[...]

Amehitotsubashira

Amehitotsubashira

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: Ikinoshima Family: Izanami (mother) Izanagi (father) Amehitotsubashira Amehitotsubashira (天比登都柱 – Single Pillar of Heaven) was the Spirit that dwelt on the island of Ikinoshima mentioned in the Kojiki. The Spirits name suggests a sailor seeing an island distantly upon the horizon.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated[...]

Amefutaya

Amefutaya

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: Futagonoshima Family: Izanami (mother) Izanagi (father) Amefutaya Amefutaya (天両屋 – Twin Huts of Heaven) was the Spirit which inhabited the island of Futagonoshima, according to the Kojiki. Nothing more is mentioned of him.1 The Nihongi does not give a name to this deity, simply stating Izanami[...]

Aha Nagi

Aha Nagi

Affiliation: Shinto Deity of: – Family: Izanagi (son?) Ame Yorodzu (father?) Hayaakitsuhiko (father) Hayaakitsuhime (mother) Awa Nami (sister) Tsuranagi (brother) Tsuranami (sister) Amenomikumari (sibling) Kuninomikumari (sibling) Amenokuizamochi (sibling) Kuninokuizamochi (sibling) Aha Nagi Aha Nagi (沫那藝神 – Calm Foam Man2) is a god of Shinto mentioned only in one version of the Nihongi where he is stated to[...]