Sashikuniō

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Sashikuniō

Sashikuniō

Sashikuniō (刺国大神 – Land Marker Parent) is a Shinto kami mentioned in the Kojiki as the father of Sashikuniwakahime. The ‘sashi’ in his name could be a reference to a sliver of land.1

Footnotes

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

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