The Dawn of the Sun Goddess

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2 Responses to The Dawn of the Sun Goddess

  1. Interesting article, John, especially on how the Shinto faith was “hijacked” during WW2. I’ve heard that the WW2 army and navy flag – the sun with red beams on a white background – was meant to be a representation of Amaterasu, is that right?

  2. J P Catton says:

    Sorry about the delay! Yes, it is, but there is something more. The wartime ‘radiating sun’ flag was also said to be a dedication to another deity from the Japanese pantheon – an entity quite different to Amaterasu. Stay tuned.

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