Amaterasu - Japanese sun goddess.  Major deity of Shinto religion.  Goddess of sun and universe.  Her name means "shining heaven."  8th century text Kojiki and Nihon Shoki describe her being born from Izanagi-no-Mikoto while he was purifying himself after entering Yomi, the underworld.  Amaterasu came from his left eye.

Amaterasu - Japanese sun goddess. Major deity of Shinto religion. Goddess of sun and universe. Her name means "shining heaven." 8th century text Kojiki and Nihon Shoki describe her being born from Izanagi-no-Mikoto while he was purifying himself after entering Yomi, the underworld. Amaterasu came from his left eye.

videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YF1nh5jjdl4  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=607kjQ8-ZDs  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lv3EmLLKXGg  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKrCRGvDJ-g  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGomS3OGuEs

videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YF1nh5jjdl4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=607kjQ8-ZDs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lv3EmLLKXGg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKrCRGvDJ-g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGomS3OGuEs

Male and female versions of Okami (even though Amaterasu is definitely female...but Shiranui is sometimes referred to as a male.)

Male and female versions of Okami (even though Amaterasu is definitely female...but Shiranui is sometimes referred to as a male.)

Amaterasu [天照], Amaterasu-ōmikami or Ōhirume-no-muchi-no-kami is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe.  In Japanese mythology, Amaterasu, the goddess of th

Amaterasu [天照], Amaterasu-ōmikami or Ōhirume-no-muchi-no-kami is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. In Japanese mythology, Amaterasu, the goddess of th

Amaterasu (天照?) is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. The name Amaterasu derived from Amateru meaning "shining in heaven." The meaning of her whole name, Amaterasu-ōmikami, is "the great august kami (god) who shines in the heaven".[1] The Emperor of Japan is said to be a direct descendant of Amaterasu.

Amaterasu (天照?) is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. The name Amaterasu derived from Amateru meaning "shining in heaven." The meaning of her whole name, Amaterasu-ōmikami, is "the great august kami (god) who shines in the heaven".[1] The Emperor of Japan is said to be a direct descendant of Amaterasu.

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