Osamefuda Otakiage Saito Grand Goma Ceremony

Sightseeing information about Osamefuda Otakiage Saito Grand Goma Ceremony in Japan.

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 from 12/28 '18 to 12/28 '18


On December 28th the last festival days of the year, "Osamefuda Otakiage Saito Grand Goma Ceremony" will be held to thank the benefit by burning the old good luck charms of this year.
Contained in Naritasan, burining old good luck charms which are the other self of Fudoumyouou (Acalathe, God of Fire) in flames called Chie (智慧の炎), and thanking for the year's protection is called "Osamefuda Otakiage"
And, Saito Grand Goma Ceremony is, traditionally, an event that Yamabushi worshiped for fulfillment by establishing a giant pedestal using Shiba during mountain training.
Flickering flames, are said to have the benefit of bringing out the heart that cherishes themselves, as well as purifying themselves, and further to fully demonstrate the original work that they have.
The fire of withered wisdom is said to burn up all sorts of crime and disaster and burns the December sky.
Please visit the Osamefuda Otakiage Saito Grand Goma Ceremony, and experience the atmosphere up close.

【Osamefuda Otakiage Saito (柴灯) Grand Goma Ceremony】
Date and time of opening: December 28th (Friday), 10:20
Venue: Naritasan Shinshoji Temple Great Main Hall West Square
Inquiries: Naritasan Shinshoji Temple
TEL: 0476-22-2111 (8: 00-16: 00)

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5.02 weeks ago

So i had planned to visit this place before coming to Japan. Yesterday i finally went and i was not disappointed. Its free admission and the place is huge! There is a park connected to the shrine and this was very worthwhile. The park has a waterfall and 3 ponds. The size of the structures are incredible and you can get hand drawn stamps in the temple. Enjoy.

5.0a week ago

Visited during a long layover in Japan. Definitely worth the trouble of leaving the airport! The temple is beautiful and the grounds and trails are such a treat to walk. Wasn't too overcrowded when I was there mid-week, and there was a neat ceremony going on mid-day. Highly recommend!

5.0a week ago

This is a beautiful place to visit and they like foreigners to participate in the ceremony chats they have. They have English pamphlets to help you understand more. As the guide who told me that a famous Kabuki theater family is a big contributor to this Temple. Totally worth a visit.

5.0a month ago

If you're anywhere near here, go to this temple. It's one of the largest in Japan. Don't miss the large traditional garden. The street between the station and the temple maintains a traditional look with many interesting restaurants and stores.

5.0a month ago

If your staying near Narita Airport, your hotel might have a shuttle to town square. Just down the hill is this beautiful garden and religious shrine (watch for locals praying and be respectful of their faith). Great pictures to take and lots of areas so you can find your own little paradise