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Synonyms for Amaterasu

central deity of Shinto

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North Wales International Music Festival's artistic director, Ann Atkinson, said: "I'm really looking forward to hearing Amaterasu for the first time on what will be a wonderful and unmissable night of music.
Jackie, married to fellow journalist Neil Cameron, 42, said: "The arrival of the stranger forces Amaterasu to relive her memories of August 9, 1945, the hurt and humiliation that came before, and the pain and guilt that followed.
You are Amaterasu, a reincarnation of the sun goddess in wolf form Along with companion Issun, you are tasked with ridding the land of Nippon from a great evil which has spread across the land.
Assuming the role of a wolf, an embodiment of the sun god Amaterasu and capable of wielding unimaginable power, you have the state of the world lying in your hands.
20) The princess then erected a shrine for the Great Deity, the Sun Goddess Amaterasu O-mi-Kami, who was worshipped as the foundress of the Japanese imperial line and guardian of the nation.
Okami follows the adventures of the Japanese sun goddess Amaterasu, who has taken the form of a wolf, and her quest to save the world from darkness.
This disgust at the Kashima deity's ineptitude sometimes manifested itself in a different manner: demoting the Kashima deity and replacing him with Amaterasu, the solar deity located at the Ise shrine far to the south of Edo.
Ritualised speeched or introductions began, the Japanese Emperor Hideyoshi announcing himself in terms of divine favour and descendance from the Sun Goddess, Amaterasu Onikami, rather than the legitimacy of his lineage as a European monarch might have done: 'When I was born a sunbeam fell on my chest, and when the diviners were asked about this, they told me that I was to be ruler of all that lies between east and west'.
Amaterasu (Sun) is reminded to shine by the lascivious dances of Uzume.
The women say that references to Amaterasu or Cihuacoatl are no longer in order.
Isis, Pachamama, Freya, Coatlicue, Isis, Spider Woman, Oya Amaterasu.
In the Shinto religion, Japan's largest, the Emperor is regarded as a descendant of the sun goddess Amaterasu, and thus divine.
During the rites, the emperor made offerings of newly harvested rice and wine, and read a message to the Sun Goddess Amaterasu and other imperial deities.
The shrine was built by Amaterasu, the Sun Goddess and is visited every year by up to eight million Shinto worshippers who attach paper wishes to the trees and ask for good luck and success in the future.
The Inner Shrine honors the Japanese sun goddess Amaterasu Omikami, the mythical progenitor of the imperial line.