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Japanese History Japanese Mythology Japanese Shrines & Temples

Amaterasu and the Rock Cave Explained

After reading the Rock Cave Myth, let’s explore what scholars say about it.

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Amaterasu and the Rock Cave

Amaterasu and the Rock Cave Myth – the most important Japanese legend.

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Japanese History Japanese Mythology Japanese Shrines & Temples

The Japanese Creation Myth Explained

What does it all mean? This is my in depth breakdown of the Japanese Creation Myth.

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The Japanese Creation Myth

Japanese mythology is confusing, but let’s break down in easy, bite-sized parts and start at the beginning of everything.

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Japanese History Japanese Mythology Japanese Shrines & Temples

Japanese Cosmology

Welcome to the wonderful world of Japanese Mythology

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What does Dokanyama mean?

Ota Dokan did it! Well, in this case, he probably did. Let’s get it on.

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Japanese History

What does Takaramachi mean?

The history of this place name is actually a mystery but it is usually explained by a legend. The interesting thing is that this place name may be based on the ultimate oyaji gag.

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What does Edo mean?

Went a little long on this on… sorry about that. But I love Tokyo. I wanted to explore the forgotten side…