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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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Japanese History Japanese Mythology Japanese Shrines & Temples

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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Japanese History Japanese Mythology Japanese Shrines & Temples

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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Japanese History

What does Daita mean?

One of the official place names near Shimo-Kitazawa is Daita. It seems to have a mythological origin and a possible tie in to the original creation myths of Japan.