Toyamatsumi

Toyamatsumi

Toyamatsumi

Toyamatsumi (戸山津見神 – Outer Mountain Majesty) is the eighth and last Shinto Mountain Spirit born from the body of Kagutsuchi after he was beheaded by the sword Itsunoohabari, owned by Izanagi.

He was born from Kagutsuchi’s right foot.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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