Ōyamatsumi (大山祇) in Japanese mythology is an elder brother of Amaterasu, and an important god who rules mountain, sea, and war. He is also the father of Konohanasakuya-hime,[1] the kami of Mount Fuji.

His most important shrine, Ōyamazumi Shrine, is located on Ōmishima.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Nihongi: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to A.D. 697, translated from the original Chinese and Japanese by William George Aston. Book II, page 71. Tuttle Publishing. Tra edition (July 2005). First edition published 1972. ISBN 978-0-8048-3674-6