Jun 30, 2015

Chinowa-kuguri / Suijosai, at Torigoe-jinja Shrine, Yanagibashi Bridge, Sumida River, Taito-ku, Tokyo

Chinowa-kuguri / Suijosai, at Torigoe-jinja Shrine, Yanagibashi Bridge, Sumida River, Taito-ku, Tokyo

30th June - 1st July, 2015 | Torigoe-jinja Shrine, Yanagibashi Bridge, Sumida River, Taito-ku, Tokyo

Chinowa-kuguri - A traditional ceremony to pray for good health and longevity.
Suijosai - Shinto purification ceremony of the shrine.

Gozabune boat carrying katashiro (paper cut in the shape of dolls), guarded by dozens of boats, departs from Yanagibashi Bridge and goes down Sumida River as far as Tokyo Bay, where the ritual is held.  





# For the details, please access to the followings;

[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/150630tky.html
[Official Homepage of the Event]  http://taitonavi.jp/enjoy_detail.html?no=229





茅の輪くぐり / 水上祭(東京都台東区 鳥越神社)

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