Question: Is Tsukuyomi older than Amaterasu?

712 CE) and the Nihon Shoki (720 CE) agree in their description of Amaterasu as the daughter of the god Izanagi and the elder sister of Tsukuyomi, the deity of the moon, and Susanoo, the god of storms and seas.

Who is older Amaterasu and Tsukuyomi?

Amaterasu is one of the three kami born from Izanagis purification following his attempt to free his wife from the land of the dead. The three deities were born as he washed himself: Amaterasu from his left eye, her brother-husband Tsukuyomi from his right eye, and storm god Susanoo from his nose.

Is there an Egyptian god of fire?

In Egyptian mythology, Ra was the god of many things, known as the creator of the heaven, earth and underworld as well as the fire god of the sun, light, growth and heat. Ra was typically depicted with the body of a human and a hawks head with a sun disk crowning his head.

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