Gods & Goddesses in Japan

Japan is known to have many gods and goddesses. These native, divine personas are famously called as “Kami-sama” in Japan. “Kami” means god while the suffix “-sama” refers to someone with high reverence and honor. Kami are gods that are either spirits or deities of the beliefs and religious traditions found in Japan’s culture and history. They come from animal spirits, spirits of deceased loved ones or truly gods written in Japanese mythology.

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