Amaterasu Omikami

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  • noun

Synonyms for Amaterasu Omikami

central deity of Shinto


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Under Shinto doctrine, the Emperor governed by divine right through his direct descent from the Sun goddess Amaterasu Omikami.
He will also make offerings of the newly harvested rice to the divine Amaterasu Omikami at the annual Kannamesai rite at Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture and to the deities of heaven and earth at the annual Niinamesai rite at the Imperial Palace.