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Kagutsuchi

by Micha F. Lindemans
Japanese god of fire, son of Izanagi and Izanami. His mother was so badly burned when she gave birth to that she died. Izanagi cut his son in eight pieces and from the body eight mountain gods emerged and from the blood came forth eight gods. Kagutsuchi is an alternate name of Ho-Masubi.

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  • Also known as:
    Kagu-Tsuchi
    Hinokagutsuchi
    Ho-Masubi

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