Hi! I'm Miyuki, a Japanese woman from Osaka, Japan. This blog is mainly about the introduction of places, events, and various stuff in southern part of Osaka City, Osaka, Kansai, and Japan

by berry-raspberry

Ebessan Festival at Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine

Ebbessan Festival of Imamiya Ebisu Shrine is famous nationwide. The festival is held on January 10 and around this date.

Ebisu is a deity who is considered to bring good luck and prosperous business.
Ebbessan is an Osaka dialect form of Ebisu-sama. Sama is a suffix to show respect.

There is a shrine which enshrines Ebisu, or Yebisu in Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine.
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Ebisu is a deity who is considered to bring good luck and prosperous business.
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by berry-raspberry | 2011-01-14 17:42 | Sumiyoshi Shrine | Comments(0)