Ama-no-Minaka-Nushi In Japanese Shinto mythology, primeval god, mentioned in the Kojiki (records of ancient matters), who stood motionless in the center of the cosmos. In the Nihongi (chronicles of Japan), written later than the Kojiki, he is called Kuni-Toko-Tachi-No-Mikoto. He is the ancestor of the primeval creator couple, Izanagi and Izanami.
- Izanagi and Izanami;
Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow– Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante