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

Ikune Shrine's Tanabata Ritual

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At Ikune Shrine close to Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine, there is an interesting loop.
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There are oblong cards which express each child’s or person’s wish.
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There is an instruction how to go around.
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The 7th day of July is the day of Star Festival, in Japanese, Tanabata. Some shines across Japan have rituals for it. At Ikune Shrine, the fire ritual starts at 7:30 p.m. on July 7.

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by berry-raspberry | 2011-07-06 17:46 | Osaka City-Sumiyoshi | Comments(0)