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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Fuji

Mount Fuji located on Honshu Island, is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776.24 m (12,389 ft). An active stratovolcano that last erupted in 1707–08, Mount Fuji lies about .... In Shinto mythology, Kuninotokotachi (国之常立神, Kuninotokotachi-no-Kami, in Kojiki)(国常立尊, Kuninotokotachi-no-Mikoto, in Nihon Shoki) is one of ...

www.japan-talk.com/jt/new/mount-fuji

May 9, 2015 ... Mount Fuji is a volcano that towers over Japan. ... According to the legend, Mount Fuji's fires were ignited by an Emperor who was love sick ...

volcano.oregonstate.edu/book/export/html/1023

From the beginnings of recorded history in Japan, Mt. Fuji has been important to Japanese culture, tradition, myth and legend (2). The mountain was considered ...

volcano.oregonstate.edu/book/export/html/1015

The legends in this section are all believed to describe or relate to volcanic ..... The creation of Mt. Fuji is itself a matter of legend in Japan - the tale goes that the  ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/mount-fuji-endures-powerful-force-japan-180962782

Eternally mysterious Mount Fuji, as seen from Lake Kawaguchiko, remains a powerful .... According to local legend, during the 1800s the Japanese custom of ubasute, ... Modern Japan is a risk-averse society and climbing up the volcano is a ...

japanesemythology.wordpress.com/how-mt-fuji-got-its-snow-a-legend-of-asama-jinja

This account is excerpted from Mt Fuji and its religious traditions: "Asama Jinja in Studies in Shinto and Shrines (6 July 2013) by R.A.B. Ponsonby-Fane Less ...

www.ancient.eu/Mount_Fuji

Apr 12, 2017 ... Mt. Fuji (Fujisan) is the tallest mountain in Japan and, with its ... The volcano is regarded as a sacred kami or spirit in the Shinto religion, ... In the 15th century CE, a mythology developed which associated Mt. Fuji with ...

www.sacred-destinations.com/japan/mount-fuji

Mt. Fuji is named for the Buddhist fire goddess Fuchi and is sacred to the Shinto ... Mount Fuji is a volcano, which geologists estimate was created 600,000 years  ...

www.ancientpages.com/2017/02/23/towering-sacred-mt-fuji-abode-of-the-immortals-in-ancient-japanese-beliefs

Feb 23, 2017 ... This symmetrical volcano raises to 3776 m (12,388 feet) and ... A Buddhist myth tells that Mt. Fuji was a female and another mountain, Mt. Haku ...

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Mount_Fuji

Mount Fuji (富士山; Fuji-san in Japanese) is the tallest volcano and the highest .... Mount Fuji is surrounded by myths and legends concerning its spiritual ...