Day: July 20, 2020

Mythology Monday: Susano-o vs.Orochi

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Today, I’ve decided to return to Japan, and talk a bit about what happened to Susano-o after he got banished from heaven.

If you recall from the last time I discussed this, Susano-o lost a contest against his sister Amaterasu, which resulted in him throwing a flayed horse at her altar and killing one of her priestesses. Well, this story is about how he managed to get back into her good graces.

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