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Japanese Deities: Kotoamatsukami, Inari Okami, List of Japanese Deities, Amatsu-Mikaboshi, Seven Lucky Gods, Tsukuyomi-No-Mikoto, Paantu Books LLC

Japanese Deities: Kotoamatsukami, Inari Okami, List of Japanese Deities, Amatsu-Mikaboshi, Seven Lucky Gods, Tsukuyomi-No-Mikoto, Paantu

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Published July 4th 2011
ISBN : 9781156844304
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40 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 70. Chapters: Japanese goddesses, Japanese gods, Shinto kami, Amaterasu, Kotoamatsukami, Susanoo, Kitsune, Tengu,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 70. Chapters: Japanese goddesses, Japanese gods, Shinto kami, Amaterasu, Kotoamatsukami, Susanoo, Kitsune, Tengu, Inari kami, Watatsumi, List of Japanese deities, Vai rava a, Yama, Mah k la, Budai, Nio, Marici, Izanami-no-Mikoto, Hachiman, Yamatohime-no-mikoto, Raijin, Hariti, Hoderi, kuninushi, Seven Lucky Gods, F jin, Ebisu, Konohanasakuya-hime, Benzaiten, Tenjin, Kamiyonanayo, R gar ja, Ame-no-Uzume-no-Mikoto, Kuebiko, Hoori, Tsukuyomi-no-Mikoto, Ry jin, Shinigami, Takenouchi no Sukune, Ugayafukiaezu, Sarutahiko Okami, Daikoku-ten, K jin, Kodama, Izanagi, Kagu-tsuchi, Ida-Ten, Sumiyoshi Sanjin, Raij, Fukurokuju, Amatsu-Mikaboshi, Ninigi-no-Mikoto, Kamaitachi, Namazu, S j b, Ajisukitakahikone, Paantu, Dh tar ra, Ugajin, Shikigami, Amano-Iwato, Marebito, Yama-no-Kami, Omoikane, Jur jin, Kunitokotachi, Jinushigami, Hitorigami, Suijin, Toyotama-hime, Shikome, Uke Mochi, Shirime, hoyamatsumi, Amenominakanushi, Azumi-no-isora, Kichij ten, Vir haka, Chimata-No-Kami, Ukanomitama, Ame-no-Koyane, Zuijin, Toyouke- mikami, Toshigami, Hakudo Maru, Shina-Tsu-Hiko, Futsunushi, Shina-To-Be, Aji-Shiki. Excerpt: Kitsune, IPA: ) is the Japanese word for fox. Foxes are a common subject of Japanese folklore- in English, kitsune refers to them in this context. Stories depict them as intelligent beings and as possessing magical abilities that increase with their age and wisdom. Foremost among these is the ability to assume human form. While some folktales speak of kitsune employing this ability to trick others-as foxes in folklore often do-other stories portray them as faithful guardians, friends, lovers, and wives. Foxes and human beings lived close together in ancient Japan- this companionship gave rise to legends about the creatures. Kitsune have become closely associated with Inari, a Shinto kami or spirit, and serve as its messengers. ...