Japanese Mythology

The Shinto and Folk Gods of Japan...


Shinto Toilet Deities

Also known as Kawaya-Kami, Mawaya-No-Kami

Extremely hygenic toilet deities

These are very busy Kami who deal with toilets and the associated bodily functions. If you are having trouble with your plumbing, give them a call.

According to legend, the Kawaya-no-Kami were born from the bodily wastes of creator gods Izanagi and Izanami, which fell down to Earth with a cosmic splat. You’d better believe that deities poop — and their holy excrement can produce miracles.

The Kawaya-no-Kami also look after gynecological diseases, optical care and dentistry. We just hope they scrub up first.

Kawaya-no-Kami Facts and Figures

Name: Kawaya-no-Kami
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Kawaya-Kami, Mawaya-No-Kami

Gender: Male and female
Type: Deities
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Lavatories
Area of expertise: Toilets

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 4365

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Article last revised on November 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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