Yomi, or Yomi-tsu-kuni, is the underworld of the Shinto religion, even if it forms no part of Shinto theology and appears only in ancient myths as told in the 8th-century CE Kojiki, notably the story of the creator gods Izanami and Izanagi. Shinto is largely concerned with the here and now of the living so that Yomi, unlike say the Christian notion of Hell, has only a limited significance related to the physical decay of believers after death.

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