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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

What does Tennōzu Isle mean?

A rags to riches story. From sandbar to waterfront boardwalk. What does Tennoze Isle mean?

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Japanese History

What does Ushima mean?

Recently, we’ve been exploring the Sumida River area. Today I decided to write about an obscure shrine with a fascinating history.