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For this reason there are few recurrent figures or themes in the mythology, with
the exception perhaps of the small group of myths connected with Susa- no-o
and his sister Amaterasu. T AMATERASU FOLLOWING IZANAGI's return alone to
Shinto shrines are usually marked with avenues of trees or rocks with a sacred
gateway, or torii Through which the gods enter into the shrine itself. T SUSA-NO-
O SUSA-NO-O was a trouble-maker even before he quarrelled with his sister ...
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
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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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