Amaterasu

Amaterasu, the Shinto sun goddess.

Amaterasu, the Shinto sun goddess.

Personified Amaterasu by Sakimichan.

Personified Amaterasu by Sakimichan.

Amaterasu (天照?) is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. The name Amaterasu derived from Amateru meaning "shining in heaven." The meaning of her whole name, Amaterasu-ōmikami, is "the great august kami (god) who shines in the heaven".[1] The Emperor of Japan is said to be a direct descendant of Amaterasu.

Amaterasu (天照?) is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. The name Amaterasu derived from Amateru meaning "shining in heaven." The meaning of her whole name, Amaterasu-ōmikami, is "the great august kami (god) who shines in the heaven".[1] The Emperor of Japan is said to be a direct descendant of Amaterasu.

Amaterasu [天照], Amaterasu-ōmikami or Ōhirume-no-muchi-no-kami is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe.  In Japanese mythology, Amaterasu, the goddess of th

Amaterasu [天照], Amaterasu-ōmikami or Ōhirume-no-muchi-no-kami is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. In Japanese mythology, Amaterasu, the goddess of th

Amaterasu. Because mythology is always awesome

Amaterasu. Because mythology is always awesome

Amaterasu by DarkLestat.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Amaterasu by DarkLestat.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

White Light Majesty by Lhuin.deviantart.com on @deviantART

White Light Majesty by Lhuin.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Mizuhanada, Okami, Issun-Boshi, Amaterasu, Wolf, Goddess

Mizuhanada, Okami, Issun-Boshi, Amaterasu, Wolf, Goddess

Amaterasu: Japanese goddess, uniqe as one of the few women to personify the SUN.

Amaterasu: Japanese goddess, uniqe as one of the few women to personify the SUN.

Amaterasu | by soulwithin465 on tumblr

Amaterasu | by soulwithin465 on tumblr

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