Summary: Amaterasu-O-Mi-Kami is the Japanese Goddess of the Sun.


    Japanese names: Amaterasu-O-Mi-Kami, Amaterasu, Amaterasü, Ameratasu

    (NOTE: In addition to native variations by locality or over time, there are often several possible transliterations into the Roman alphabet used for English.)

basic information:

    Amaterasu-O-Mi-Kami: Japanese Sun Goddess

Amaterasu’s relations:

    According to Shinto tradition, the Japanese emperor is a divine descendant of Amaterasü.

magickal information and correspondences:

    Symbol: Sun, mirror

    Sacred candle color: yellow and gold


    Planet: Sun

herbs associated with Amaterasu:

myths and beliefs:

    In feudal Japan it was believed that Amatersu slept in a cold, remote cave during the winter. The other deities woke her with a loud celebration. When she looked out of the cave she saw her own image in a mirror. The other deities convinced her to come out of the cave, restoring sunlight to the world.

holy days

    Sunday: Amaterasü is associated with Sunday.

    December 21: Yule Goddess.


    Kami is the Japanese word for ancestoral spirits (loosely translated into English).

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