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Japanese Hero

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in english literature, literature and language

Japanese Hero

Yamato Takeru vs . Sugawara no Michizane

As we talk about the legendary Japanese heroes , we see that there were differences in the lives of both . They both had different roles to play in their respective time

Both are from the ancient period of this world , in 70-130ad was when Yamato Takeru was known as a legendary hero and that too was accounted for as he was one of the eighty children who were the emperor ‘s off springs . His died as a result of being wounded by mountain deity p [banner_entry_middle]

His mind worked in such a way that once he was sent to kill a notorious outlaw who was such an expert swordsman that all who had gotten in his way were killed , this was a challenge for Yamato Takeru and so he used his mind to think how he could coax that bandit and then go on with his plan to destruct him slyly . He started off by being such good friends that they started going for swimming together every now and then . One fine day when Yamato Takeru was assured the bandit harbored no suspicions he was ready to act and what he decided was to bring a wooden sword along with him which he could exchange with the bandit ‘s sword while the bandit was out of sight . Yamato succeeded once the plan worked accordingly and voila the bandit ‘s head was chopped in just one go

If we take a look at the other hero who was born in 845ad , since Michizane was known to be genius during his childhood , and then became a court scholar to serve the emperor , the emperor loved Michizane and so was promoted to a minister . That was an extraordinary promotion for a scholar without a backup by noble houses , so most noble members and other scholars envied him . This individual died due to his illness and that too in the mid of a false conspiracy that went on to accuse him This lead to his demotion from a minister to a local officer and so he was very disappointed , and vengeful against the noble and the scholars

Strange events have been taking place since his death and the people said that his apparition was returning . In 910ad the emperor declared Michizane as innocent and ed several shrines to be built in to calm the ghost . These efforts actually helped in halting the disaster that struck Dazaifu and Kyoto

Nowadays , Michizane is known as a god of study and academia . Dazaifu Tenmangu shrine in Fukuoka is always full of people who pray for entrance-examinations . He is well known as a great doctor of literature and as a great politician . He is one of the most famous persons in Japanese history

Japanese mythology is a fascinating collaboration of dashing heroes supernatural being and intelligent animals of love and hate , gratitude and resentment , gentleness and cruelty . Michizane and Yamato Takeru apart from their contribution to Japanese people and their culture are… [banner_entry_footer]

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