I went to a shrine for Yakubarai. Yakubarai is a ritual to get rid of bad luck. I go to Wakahachimangu shrine to get purified every year after I became freelancer. Wakahachimangu shrine is at Hakata and the shrine is famous for Yakubarai. People calls the shrine “Yakuhachiman” or “Yakuyokehachiman”.
Some people lose their heads over weddings, and no more so than in Japan, where the average ceremony costs around $30,000 U.S., and involves about 75 guests (probably many more for the reception.)There are 4 main types of wedding ceremonies here. Listed in order of popularity they are: chapel weddings
Summer in Japan is incredibly muggy (蒸し暑い for Japanese readers) and that leads to what Japanese call natsubate (夏バテ) which is “summer fatigue” or “summer heat fatigue” in English. I learned from my research today that there are two important ways our bodies cool down. Sweat is the first thing
*This is not a secret story. In general terms, Oharai are rituals of purification in Shinto.They purify sins and foulness, and are not about ghosts or spirit possession. For example, foulness happens by unintentionally killing mosquitoes or harming others, or telling a white lie. Chouzuya is the area of a