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These Ainu may be the remnants of the Jomon people. in Izumo where
Okuninushi met Sakunabikona and so on. This creates a strong impression that
many Japanese myths concern actual people and their clans as they migrated
OKUNINUSHI'S LATER LIFE AFTER HIS RETURN from Yomi, the underworld,
Okuninushi followed Susa- no-o's advice and hunted down all his older brothers.
Eventually, he killed all of them and became sole ruler of Izumo. He then went to
Okuninushi was impressed by this and gave in on condition that a place should
be reserved for him \ among the gods worshipped in Izumo. Amaterasu agreed to
this, and the shrine built for him at Kizuki in Izumo is still second only to Ise in ...
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review
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