In Japan, many natural phenomenon were seen as manifestations of the gods, like mountains, waterfalls, huge trees, the wind and thunder, the sun itself (Amaterasu, Dai Nichi), the moon, the stars . . . and and and
so many season words about these phenomenon exist. and of course, many many many haiku.
Take mount Fuji and other famous mountains ... First View of a famous mountain
They all come under the New Year KIDAI
First view of the landscape, hatsu geshiki, hatsugeshiki
初景色. 初気色 (はつげしき)
First view of Mount Fuji, hatsu Fuji 初富士
Hatsu Tsukuba, First view of Mt. Tsukuba, 初筑波 はつつくば
Hatsu Hiei 初比叡 First View of Mount Hiei (Hieizan near Kyoto)
Hatsu Asama 初浅間 First View or Visit to Mount Asama, near Karuizawa Town
Hatsu Sengen, Hatsu Asama, 初浅間 First view or visit to the Asama Shrine (Mt. Fuji)http://worldkigo2005.blogspot.com/2005/06/first-things.html
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Waterfalls are often named after the fierce deity Fudo Myo-o
"Fudo no Taki" 不動の滝
shimotsuki no taki ni koe naki taki Fudoo
there is no voice
in this waterfall in november -
More are herehttp://fudosama.blogspot.com/2004/11/waterfalls-and-fudo-myo-o.html
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I will add to this list as I find the time.
Do you have natural phenomenon in your region that are revered as manifestations of the divine ?
And haiku to share about them ?