Tamayori-bime

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Tamayori-bime, also given as 玉依毘売命 and 玉依姫尊 is a goddess in Japanese mythology.

Tamayori-bime is a Watatsumi(綿津見)'s daughter and also Toyotama-hime(豊玉姫)'s younger sister. Her name appears in Tenson kōrin(天孫降臨) and Ugayafukiaezu(鵜草葺不合命) section. She brought up Ugayafukiaezu, a son of Hoori(火遠理命) and Toyotama-bime. And after, Tamayori-bime married Ugayafukiaezu and Itsuse(五瀬命), Inahi(稲飯命), Mikenu(御毛沼命), Wakamikenu(若御毛沼命), and Emperor Jimmu was born.

Tamayori means Yorishiro, an object to embody Gods. Tamayori-bime is a woman Yorishiro, Miko.

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