Updated: 5/20/2020

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  • A god named Izanagi and his wife Izanami.
  • They were given a spear, which they plunged into the ocean. As they pulled the spear from the ocean, drops fell from the tip forming the first Japanese island
  • They settled on the first island.
  • Then they gave birth to all the islands that make up japan
  • Then they gave birth to Gods to inhabit each island.
  • But then Izanami died while giving birth to the God of fire.
  • Izagni followed her to the land of dead but refused to go back.
  • He returned home, but by doing so, he brought many impurities back to earth.
  • He cleaned himself and then the water that fell of him became other gods.
  • These Gods included Susanowo (God of storms) and Ameterasu (Goddes of Sun).