Posted by: trainee
Do you know Omatsuri,Mikoshi, Shrine Festivals?
Every lacal shrine cerebrates its own deity and holds festivals, so there are countless festivals or omatsuri in japan.
the main purpose of a omatsuri is to celebrate Shinto gods and to pray for prosperity and good harvests.
One of the important elements of omatsuri is the procession, in which the god of the shrine is carried through the town in a mikoshi.
Mikoshi is a portable shrine in which the spirit of a deity
"Omatsuri" means a ritual for worshipping gods or Buddha, or an event held in gratitude towards nature.
A shrine is a place for worshipping gods, while temple is a place for worshipping Buddha.
There are up to 300,000 festivals throughout Japan.
Next Omatsuri,Mikoshi Festival is.....
I will up date some omatsuri photos next time!
see ya xxoo yoyo
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Posted by: trainee (May 10, 2017 10:02 AM)