Amaterasu Picture

Amaterasu places the sun in the sky

Amaterasu is the Japanese goddess of the sun, also called Amaterasu-ōmikami (天照大神 / 天照大御神, Amaterasu-ōmikami) or Ōhiru-menomuchi-no-kami (大日孁貴神, Ōhiru-menomuchi-no-kami) Her name means She who illuminates Heaven

Amaterasu is the daughter of Izanagi and have two brothers Susano'o, the storm deity, and Tsukuyomi, the moon deity. She is said to be the ancestress to the Japanese imperial house.

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