You could say he’s a staple deity for a staple diet.
His wife is — or was — Uke-Mochi, the Goddess of Reconstituted Food and Packet Meals. However the less said about that the better.
Inari has fox messengers — presumably to take orders for rice delivery. The Japanese were very fond of sending messages by fox. Could this have been an ancient form of fax transmission?
Inari Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Cooking
Area of expertise: Cooking, Cuisine
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1087
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Article last revised on November 19, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.