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Ōyamazumi (大山祇?) in Japanese mythology is an elder brother ofAmaterasu, and an important god who rules mountain, sea, and war. He is also the father of Konohanasakuya-hime,[1] the kami of Mount Fuji.

His most important shrine, Ōyamazumi Shrine, is located on Ōmishima.


  1. Nihongi: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to A.D. 697, translated from the original Chinese and Japanese by William George Aston. Book II, page 71. Tuttle Publishing. Tra edition (July 2005). First edition published 1972. ISBN 978-0-8048-3674-6
This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original article was at Ōyamatsumi. The list of authors can be seen in the page history.

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