Japanese Mythology

The Shinto and Folk Gods of Japan...

HACHIMAN

Shinto War God

Shinto God of War and Culture

A deity interested in both war and literature? We don’t often find many of those. He is such a cultured deity that he was incorporated into Japanese Buddhism and declared one of the Bosatsu.

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Hachiman Facts and Figures

Name: Hachiman
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: War
Area of expertise: War

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Article last revised on November 19, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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