CULTURE

It should go because he was raised in the Halloween to “pumpkin memorial service” of “Yatadera”

December 23, Do you know what day. Yes, the street winter tradition “pumpkin memorial service” of the Kyoto day. Only it is Halloween, people who had been halo Halloween Wynn appropriate knew. That day, overflowing hatched was pumpkin ghost of the lamp in the city, its contents? And say, I have become so today, in the Sanjo Teramachi of “Yatadera”, “pumpkin memorial service” that has been carried out in the soup kitchen. That, of course, is not a translation.

Actually seems the winter solstice of the event wish for good health

And content that has been hollowed out the pumpkin ghosts of Halloween, there is no relationship with the Sanjo Teramachi on December 23, “Yatadera”, “pumpkin memorial service” which is done in. Excuse me. The first place or that sect, religion is different.

So, what kind of thing for the “pumpkin memorial service.” Let Apparently Daso beginning of the first place that provided a pumpkin that is not aligned to the market as a soup kitchen. Eat pumpkin on the winter solstice day Toka I spend in one year disease-free good health.

People who visited the shrine, after the pray, and stroked the big pumpkin that Would basketball three minutes of the precincts, I hope the good health of the year likely. Here of the shrine, substitute Juku (dyads) Jizo have been enshrined, thankfully he will receive instead the suffering guardian deity of children. Maybe the effect is also increased if the ask on the day of the pumpkin memorial service. Event is only today, since it is guardian deity of children is folded, please try now hope the health of the one-year visit by all means.

Yatadera pumpkin memorial
Address: Kyoto Nakagyo-ku teramachi street three Articles climb
period: December 23
Time: 9: 00- Start
Cost: Free

“Text, Photo: Naoyuki Nakagawa”

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