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Definition of the noun amaterasu omikami
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- central deity of Shinto; goddess personifying the sun and ancestress of the rulers of Japan
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by M. Pye
The imperial ancestress and sun-goddess Amaterasu Omikami is enshrined in the Naikü, and the god Toyouke Omikami in the Gekū. According to legend, the Naikü was founded in the year 5 CE, during the reign of Emperor Suinin ( legendary ...
by Brian Bocking
Inscrolls and reproductions ofthe oracles Amaterasu omikami appears in the centrewith Hachiman Daibosatsu to the rightand Kasuga Daimyōjinto the left.The oracles included Buddhist and Confucian ideasonpurity ofmind, honesty and ...
Amaterasu Omikami : The divinity of the Sun Amaterasu : A high-ranking goddess of the sun, according to Shinto. At one time, the emperor of Japan was believed to be a divine descendant of the goddess Amaterasu. Amavasya : New Moon.
Women's Studies Encyclopedia (1999)
by Helen Tierney
sun goddess Amaterasu Omikami became the principal deity in Japan's native religion of Shinto. Imperial princesses functioned as priestesses at major shrines of Amaterasu. In villages the central role of women in folk religion and Shinto ...
by Daniel Kogan, Sun-jin Kim, Nikolaos Kontogiannis, Hali Wong
Achilles' tendon Amaterasu OMikami (J) [Shinto] the sungoddess amhei (C) [Common Usage]secretor hidden weapon amiuchi (J) [ Sumo] (lit.
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