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Kojiki (古事記, "Records o Auncient Matters" or "An Accoont o Auncient Matters") is the auldest extant chronicle in Japan, datin frae the early 8t century (711–712) an componed bi Ō no Yasumaro at the request o Empress Gemmei.[1] The Kojiki is a collection o meeths concernin the origin o the fower home islands o Japan, an the Kami. Alang wi the Nihon Shoki, the meeths contained in the Kojiki are pairt o the inspiration behind mony practices. Later, the meeths war re-appropriatit for Shinto practices includin the misogi purification ritual.[2][3][4][5]

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  1. Habersetzer, Gabrielle & Roland (2004). Encyclopédie technique, historique, biographique et culturelle des arts martiaux de l'Extrême-Orient. Amphora. p. 380. ISBN 2-85180-660-2. 
  2. Reader, Ian (2008). Simple Guides: Shinto. Kuperard. p. 33,60. ISBN 1-85733-433-7. 
  3. "Kojiki". Encyclopedia of Japan. Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 56431036. Retrieved 2012-09-18. 
  4. "古事記". Dijitaru Daijisen (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 56431036. Retrieved 2012-09-18.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)
  5. "古事記". Nihon Kokugo Daijiten (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 56431036. Retrieved 2012-09-18.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)