|I drew forth Izanagi and Izanami and taught them||Izanagi to Izanamī to o hiki-yosete||いざなぎと いざなみいとを ひきよせて|
|the providence of how to begin human beings.||ningen hajime shugo oshieta||にんけんはぢめ しゆごをしゑた|
Alternate English translations
I, God the Parent, called forth both Izanagi and Izanami and taught them the providence how to create human beings.
I drew Izanagi and Izanami to Me and instructed them in My Providence for the creation of humanity.
Yoshitaro Ueda (2009)
From Michi no dai: Foundation of the Path 35:72
The Parent of the beginnings of origin drew forth two instruments called Izanagi and Izanami, referring to the model of man and the model of woman, respectively. The Parent then taught these models the providence of creating humankind.
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