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Kanda Myojin Hatsumode

Posted in Japanese Traditions, People, Places by tokyobling on March 10, 2015

Earlier this year the big Kanda Myojin between Ochanomizu and Akihabara station celebrated the usual hatsumode rituals with an appearance of the two gods, Ebisu and Daikokuten. I took these photos as I passed through the shrine and also took the opportunity to take some photos of the newest ema plaques to have gone up since my last visit! Some people really put a lot of effort into their ema! Of course all of these are destined for the big ritual pyre at the end of the year. You can read more about Ebisu and Daikokuten in this blog post from last year.










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  1. amadl said, on March 11, 2015 at 3:54 am

    Looks Like you can get as much dose of art just perusing the ema as going to a museum of modern art (^^)


  2. rudyhou said, on March 11, 2015 at 8:03 am

    wow. even piccachu made it to the shrine. lol.


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