Tenson kōrin

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In Japanese mythology, the tenson kōrin (天孫降臨) is the descent of Amaterasu's grandson Ninigi from heaven (Takama-ga-hara) to Ashihara no Nakatsukuni in Japan.[1] Following the tenson kōrin Hoori, son of Ninigi's wife Konohanasakuya-hime was born.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chilson, Clark; Swanson, Paul, eds. (2006). Nanzan Guide to Japanese Religions. University of Hawaii Press. p. 131. ISBN 978-0-8248-3002-1.