Ofudesaki 08:037

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Author: Miki Nakayama
Date Published: 1998
Pages: 486 (English ed.)

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Ofudesaki 08:037 is a verse from the Ofudesaki. The English translation below is the sixth edition translation.


This Parent, who began human beings, lives. ningen o hajime-dashitaru kono Oya wa にんけんを はじめだしたる このをやハ
This is the truth. zonmei de iru kore ga makoto ya そんめゑでいる これがまことや

Alternate English translations

Third Edition

This Parent, who gave birth to human beings, lives here. This is the truth which no one can question.


I, the Parent who first conceived human beings, am living here. This is the truth.


Ofudesaki chushaku

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Translator(s): Roy Forbes

8:37 The Parent who made human beings and the world from where they did not originally exist is now revealed, living as the Foundress, Oyasama. This is the truth beyond all certainty.

*Note: This verse referring to how Oyagami directly became revealed through Oyasama as Shrine.

『おふでさき註釈』、p. 134


註 本歌は、親神様がおやさまをやしろとして直き直きお現れ下さっている事を仰せ下されている。
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