Toyokumono

  • ToyokumonoAffiliation: Shinto
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Toyokumono

Toyokumono (Abundent Clouds Moor, 豊雲野神) was the 2nd spirit in a Generation of Seven Spirits to come into existence in the Kojiki. Like the other Gods and Goddesses before, the deity concealed itself after coming into existence.1

One version of the Nihongi states he was the 3rd spirit in the Seven Generations as well as giving numerous other names for the deity. These being:

  • Toyo-kuni-nushi.
  • Toyo-kuni-no.
  • Toyo-kuhi-no.
  • Toyo-kumu-nu.
  • Toyo-ka-fushi.
  • Uki-fu-no-toyo-kahi.
  • Ha-ko-kuni.
  • Mi-no.2

Footnotes

1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
2. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.

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