Futsunomitama

大分類Encyclopedia of Shinto
中分類2. Kami (Deities)
小分類Kami in Classic Texts
分野分類 CB宗教学・神道学
文化財分類 CB学術データベース
資料形式 CBテキストデータベース
TitleFutsunomitama
テキスト内容Other names: Sajifutsu no kami, Mikafutsu no kami (Kojiki)



The personification of a divine sword. At the time of Emperor Jinmus campaign to the east, Amaterasu ordered Takemikazuchi to assist the beleaguered Jinmu, whereupon Takemikazuchi miraculously sent his divine sword Futsu no mitama to appear in the warehouse of Takakuraji in Kumano. Takakuraji found the sword and presented it to Jinmu, whereupon Jinmu was enabled to complete his campaign. In Sendai kuji hongi, Futsu no mitama is called "Futsunushi no kamis sword of spirit," presented by Jinmu to Umashimaji as a prize for killing Nagasunehiko and submitting to the imperial forces. It is believed to represent a divine sword worshiped by the martial clan Mononobe, who were instrumental in the early pacification of Japan, and is enshrined as the central deity (saijin) of Isonokami Jingū and other shrines.

-Kadoya Atsushi
+辞書ページURLhttps://d-museum.kokugakuin.ac.jp/eos/detail/?id=9414
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#22253382009/03/02Administrator00EOS000040FutsunomitamaFutsunomitamaOther names: Sajifutsu no kami, Mikafutsu no kami (Kojiki)



The personification of a divine sword. At the time of Emperor Jinmus campaign to the east, Amaterasu ordered Takemikazuchi to assist the beleaguered Jinmu, whereupon Takemikazuchi miraculously sent his divine sword Futsu no mitama to appear in the warehouse of Takakuraji in Kumano. Takakuraji found the sword and presented it to Jinmu, whereupon Jinmu was enabled to complete his campaign. In Sendai kuji hongi, Futsu no mitama is called "Futsunushi no kamis sword of spirit," presented by Jinmu to Umashimaji as a prize for killing Nagasunehiko and submitting to the imperial forces. It is believed to represent a divine sword worshiped by the martial clan Mononobe, who were instrumental in the early pacification of Japan, and is enshrined as the central deity (saijin) of Isonokami Jingū and other shrines.

-Kadoya Atsushi5323(Kojiki)(Nihongi)1

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