- Affiliation: Shinto
- Deity of: Hunger? Rice.
- Family: Izanami (mother) Izanagi (father) Alternatively Susano-o (father) Kamu Ōichihime (mother)
We find Ukanomitama (宇迦之御魂神 – Mighty Soul of Sustenance) also mentioned in the Kojiki with different parentage, this being Susano-o and his second wife Kamu Ōichihime. In this contexct she is also the sister of Ōtoshi. She is stated as a Rice Spirit in Hymn No.8.2
1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.
2. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
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