Road Wardens of Yomi

Road Wardens of Yomi
Road Wardens of Yomi

The Road Wardens of Yomi are a collection of beings mentioned in one alternative version of the Nihongi are a residents of Yomi.

In this version they appear at the Even Pass of Yomi after Izanagi has fled from his wife after seeing her rotting body.

They give him a message from his wife that they will no longer create islands together (ie. they are now divorced and will no longer create islands through sexual congress).1

Footnotes

1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.

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