Continued from Part 1

Yes, you could think of Yomi quote simply as “hell”–as in, the place everyone is doomed to go to once they leave the world of the living.

In same ways, being in Yomi is like still being alive, because you have a body and there is food to eat, but unlike the living world, it’s unclean and filled with not very handsome creatures. In Shinto, cleanliness is practically a moral code, so that makes it a despicable place.

Continued here in Part 3!