Japanese Mythology

The Shinto and Folk Gods of Japan...

OYAMATSUMI

Shinto Mountain God

Also known as OYAMATSUMI-NO-KAMI, OHOYAMATSUMI, OHO-YAMA

The Great Mountain God

He is one of the Yama-no-Kami mountain deities. But which mountain is it — or is it an overall peak performance? He is the father of Konohanasakuya-Hime.

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Oyamatsumi Facts and Figures

Name: Oyamatsumi
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: OYAMATSUMI-NO-KAMI, OHOYAMATSUMI, OHO-YAMA

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

In charge of: Mountains
Area of expertise: Mountain, Mountains

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

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