Yashimajinumi

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Yashimajinumi

Yashimajinumi

Yashimajinumi (八島士奴美神 – Mighty Master Ruling Eightfold Isles) is a Shinto kami mentioned in the Kojiki as the son of Susano-o and Kushinadahime. He married Konohanachiruhime and together they had the child Fuwanomojikunusunu. His name would suggest that he ruled over all of Japan.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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