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Torento-no-kami (トレントの上), confused with "Torimiminokami" is a Kami (Japanese: 神, [kaꜜmi]) of the Japanese myth cycle and also a minor deity of the Shinto religion. He is seen as the deity of support and gratitude. Kami may, at its root, simply mean spirit, or an aspect of spirituality. The meaning of his whole name, Torento-no-kami, is "the great kami (deity) who shines in river". According to the Japanese mythology, the kami is considered to be created by Amaterasu.
Sakurayama Shrine[edit | edit source]
The Shrine is dedicated to not just one kami but, many.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Ainu religion
- Genius loci and Numen, similar concepts of ancient Rome
- Glossary of Shinto
- List of Shinto kami
- Religion in Japan
- Ryukyuan religion
- Vættir, a similar being in Norse mythology and religion
References[edit | edit source]
- https://en.japantravel.com/iwate/sakurayama-shrine/3378 [ Japan Travel. com]
- Shinto Legends.org
- Omori Katai (2017) "Shintoism" Japan Reference
- Yujiro, Fukuyama Yujiro (2017). Tales of Japanese History. Japan. ISBN 978-1982939014.
- Kokugakuin University Encyclopedia of Shintō: Index of Kami Kokugakuin IJCC
- 江田村エイエン (2017) 神道の道 ASIN: B07D3G16QW
- Glossary(kana) - Encyclopedia of Shinto
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- Religion and the Japanese Constitution
- Japanese Culture for Foreigners
- Sakurayama Shrine
- Visit Iwate
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