Uhatsuwatatsumi

Uhatsuwatatsumi

Uhatsuwatatsumi

Uhatsuwatatsumi (Surface Ocean Majesty – 上津綿津見神) is the first of two Shinto Spirits born from Izanagi bathing on the surface of the Tachibana river after leaving Yomi and wishing to cleanse himself of its impurities. This is stated in both the Kojiki and Nihongi.12

It is said they are one of the Spirits worshiped by the muraji of Adzumi.2

Footnotes

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

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