Uhijini

Uhijini

Uhijini (宇比邇神, Little Floating Mud) was the brother and husband of Suhijini. He with his sister were the 3rd Generation of Shinto Deities.1

According to the Nihongi he and his sister were the 4th Generation of Spirits, also stating his name can also be U-hiji-ne. Another version of the Nihongi states he was part of the 1st Generation of Spirits in a line of only 4 Generations.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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