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Episode 602

Thu, 2018-Dec-27 00:08 UTC
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Welcome to random Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a random Wikipedia page every day.

The random article for Thursday, 27 December 2018 is Kukurihime.

Kukurihime no Kami (菊理媛神), also Kukurihime no Mikoto (菊理媛命), is a Japanese Shinto goddess venerated at Shirayama Hime Shrine in Hakusan, Ishikawa Prefecture. She is mentioned in Nihongi, but not in Kojiki. She is also venerated at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo and at Yōrō Shrine in Gifu Prefecture. Kukuri appears very briefly during the myth of Yomi, after Izanagi used the great god Michikaeshi Ōkami to block the entry to Yomi no kuni. Her words are praised by Izanagi, but what she said to him was not recorded (or erased), which is strange, since Kukurihime is worshipped in 3000 shrines across Japan, and was latter merged with Kannon Bosatsu.

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