Osamefuda Otakiage Saito Grand Goma Ceremony

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

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 from 12/28 '19 to 12/28 '19


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)

PurposeTraditional folk,shrine/temple,sightseeing
Airport/Sta.Airport Terminal 2 sta. (about 6.5km) Google Transit


5.0a month ago

this culturally acclaimed and tenth century Buddhist temple is one of a kind. features so many pagodas and lots of tourists. went there during a layover and had a really good time exploring all it had to offer. and it is so easily accessible from the international airport. if my memory serves me right, anything between 15 and 30 minutes is all it takes to take in this ageless wonder

5.02 weeks ago

Absolutely worthwhile experience. We only wish we had of found it sooner rather then on our last day in Japan, oh well, we look forward to returning and enjoying the atmosphere again. The historical value is amazing, take your time as there is plenty to see.

5.0a month ago

Beautiful! Only wish I could've checked out Naritasan Park, too. Got to see the fire ceremony at 11a--definitely a MUST! Bring your bag/belongings up during the fire (when everyone else goes) so it can be blessed! Not sure how/why people skip this to go straight to Tokyo... This is something no one will want to miss!!

5.0a week ago

This place is a great way to spend an afternoon. It’s a blend of new construction with centuries old structures and artifacts. There is a service at 11 am that you can attend plus a myriad of paths and trails to wander around between the temples and lakes.

5.02 weeks ago

Incredible network of temples. Next to a great strip of street food serving mainly eel. Very memorable day.