Eight Imperial Deities

Japanese - A group of Shinto tutelary deities, guardians of the royal household. These deities are given as Ikumusubi, Kamimusubi, Koto-shiro-nushi, Miketsu, Omiya, Takamimemusubi, Tamatsumusubi and Taramusubi. In some lore, occasionally called Eight Imperial Deities.

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