Sashikuniwakahime

Sashikuniwakahime

Sashikuniwakahime

Sashikuniwakahime (刺国若比売 – Young Lady Land Marker) is a Shinto Spirit mentioned in the Kojiki as the child of Sashikuniō and wife of Amenofuyukinu. With her husband they have the child Ōkuninushi. Her name is suggestive of being a Spirit Medium.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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