Category: Shrines and Temples

Domyoji Tenmangu Shrine Plum festival 2019

In Domyoji Tenmangu Shrine, on the site of about 10,000 square meters, we have planted plum trees of 800 lines…

Shigisan Tora Matsuri 2019

February is referred to as the “month of the Tiger” from ancient times, it is said very lucky and good….

Kumano Otou Matsuri (Festival) 2019

The Kamikura shrine with the object of worship “Gotobiki rock” of a huge rock in which the gods of Kumano…

Naritasan Shinshoji Temple Setsubun-e 2019

Setsubun is a festival, which occurs in February, and originates from an old Japanese custom. While waiting for the arrival…

The Treasure of Daianzenji

We will introduce the history and valuable treasures of Daianzenji in line with the large restoration work that begins in…

Kawasaki Daishi Setsubun-e

On the Setsubun day, the traditional end of winter, Mamemakishki, a bean-scattering ceremony, is conducted, and it makes an impressive…

Yubana Festival, Ema Festival 2019

This is a festival held in thanks of the bounty of hot springs in the Hirayu-Onsen area. Prayer sticks with…

Banryu Festival and Mountain Opening Festival on the Hida side of the Northern Japan Alps 2019

On the Hida side of the Northern Japan Alps, which lie within the Chubu Sangaku National Park, there is a…

Shunie Ceremony 2019

Omizutori is the water ceremony on the last day of Shuni-e, a two week Buddhist fire ceremony held at Nigatsudo…

Dadaoshi Festival 2019

Dadaoshi is one of the biggest fire festivals in Nara. It is held annually at Hasedera Temple on February 14…

Onda Festival 2019

Asuka’s Niimasu Shrine attracts many spectators on the first Sunday of February for its Onda Festival. This rice planting ceremony…

Tsuinae Ceremony 2019

Interested in chasing away evil spirits? Attend the “Setsubun” festival at Kohfukuji Temple on February 2nd. “Setsubun” means “seasonal division”…

Imao Sagicho 2019

The ceremony is held on February of every year where an enormous portable bamboo shrine is burned. It is also…

Shinzan Shrine Hadaka-mairi 2019

On the freezing early morning, about 300 young men, half naked, climb up at one burst the 2-km approach with…

Hatsukaya Festival 2019 (Ennen No Mai)

Hatsukaya Festival will be held in Motsuji temple on January 20,2018.

Let’s Hand-copying great sutra together

■What is “great sutra”? It’s a new group transcription that completes one “large size” sutra. ■Schedule Step.1 The monk selects letters…

Kanda Myojin New Year 2019

New years festival in Kanda Myojin.

Hamayumi Matsuri(Mato-bakai) in Nagasu(Kumamoto) 2019

Mato-Bakai is a traditional event with a history of about 850 years. The “Bakai”, the dialect meaning “compete, compete.” After…

Chichibu Whisky Matsuri 2019

Disseminate whisky culture to the world from Saitama, Japan! It is a fun party with whisky in Chichibu, Saitama.

NOGI SHRINE ANTIQUE FLEA MARKET

The fourth Sunday of every month. 9:00~I will be held until the evening.(Cancelled in case of rain.) Zero minutes walk…

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