Monday, September 24, 2007

Today in Japan it is the festival of Poets. Izanami-No-Kami - the Goddess of creativity is considered to have made all things. In honor of this Fall Festival, here is a haiku for Izanami-No-Kami.

Inventive woman
Izanami-No-Kami
Bless and inspire us.

5 comments:

Deborah P Kolodji said...

Thanks for letting me know about this holiday. I hadn't heard of it before....

Deborah P Kolodji said...

p.s. Is there a link that tells more about it? I did a google search but didn't find anything.

AnnieElf said...
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AnnieElf said...

Trying to post these again Deborah. The links, especially the second one, are very lengthy. I think this will do it now.
Annie

http://www.blessingscornucopia.com/Myths_Legends_Folklore_
Epics_Tales_Storytelling_Japanese_
Creation_Myth_and_Kami_Parents.htm

http://books.google.com/books?id=mf9LQKc9JiMC&pg=RA7-PA24&lpg=RA7-PA24&dq=%22izanami+no+kami%22+japan+goddess&source=web&ots=P9SpH5sXvd&sig=uFDFuFw_3DpWHUFhkQSYHaPHk2c#PRA7-PA24,M1

AnnieElf said...

Having trouble getting this link to work. Try this one now.


http://www.blessingscornucopia.com/Myths_Legends_
Folklore_
Epics_Tales_Storytelling_Japanese_
Creation_Myth_and_Kami_Parents.htm