Kokusekiji Temple, Oshu

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  • Their festival in February is one of three great naked men festivals in Japan. Men in just loin cloth fight for the lucky sack. A must see.  more »
  • The Black Stone Temple, the Soviet People's festival is really interesting, but it is from the evening 10 to the next morning, 6 points around the activity, although it is the evening ritual, but the participation and participation of many people, the traffic is not very convenient, there are connected car from the water station out, but the shift is very small! Recommended you must come to participate!
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  • Correct history more than 1200 years old historical festivals here have something confused, gay Festival. Festivities last all, so to see all must withstand the minus 15 ° C cold. Do not to drank and sometimes comes in the car.
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  • Beautifully carved wooden temple. So quiet. Lovely place to go and relax
  • Temple famous naked Festival, 蘇民 Festival, would you like to: every year Lunar 1/7 evening 10-1/8 till the wee hours. The Festival is five. [1, 裸参ri] wrote 1 year please tighten the loincloth, in the first 蘇民 Festival takes place from the 10:00 PM men who each corner light in her hand, head to the lapis lazuli urn River. Here and their supervisor: the "Jac Sou, Jac Sou...', 'joyous, joyous..." The myoken, behind the Hill, then cheer the sexagenary Yakushi and worship, pray for good harvest and disastrous withdrawal. Repeat three times. Said had the manners to curse toward the priest, praying in the temple. [2, Shiba light climbing: climbing on the Shiba light wood with participants of the Festival of fire ignited from the bottom of the event takes place from the 11:30 PM, before the main fire fired at in, alternately assembled Shiba light wood (生松), filled with fire and smoke in "Jac Sou, Jac sow... "It shouts and Yamauchi section sang, exorcises evil and impurity in the flames. Shiba light wood pulled out after a while, all the ground. [3, Intendant climb], made from the 2:00 in the "Youyou..." and the guarded Guardian useful Exorcist who recites the intendant (priest) and 蘇民 bag with representatives, accompanied by drums, conch shell, go to the Yakushi, the pray for plague and harvest Wait for the arrival of the Devils. Events [4, Devils climb], made from 4:00, Intendant shrine's haiden Cinco pounding of the 12 divine generals and mandala us to sow. Devils hand with an axe and 才槌 shoulder dress linen cloth and then become a 7-year-old boy two, than on the demon plane upside-down thing, and shouldered in uchiko (who bear the Devils), climb to the Yakushi. Homa-fire torches in the temple's main hall, placed in the Hall of worship Devils three times clockwise and into the inside of the main hall. (5, 蘇民 sack race) in the main event of the kuroishi-ji Temple 蘇民 Festival is held from the 5:00. Men who wait for the 蘇民 bag of in worshippers 'Jac Sou, Jac sow...""joyous, joyous..."up 蘇民 bag further marks of shouts and disgruntled over an hour in. By he who was naked on top of its 蘇民 bags per person, plus knife split the 蘇民 bag. Avalanche out everyone in the beginning is 奪i合wa further marks in the 蘇民 bag, but further marks gradually being exhausted, when taken outside of the Temple in a scramble on the part of the mouth of the 蘇民 bag. People scramble for the 蘇民 bag within, into and out of the way out, ultimately fall avalanche from the banks of the rice field. And has taken was by 蘇民 bag given referee boss United States more determined.
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  • Who are interested in the Buddha once visited the what. Soothing to many compound (Buddha). Admission 300 yen is yo.
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  • In a nearby noodle shop or eat, slowly. Match the shōhō-JI visit heart will ease oshu City tourism.
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  • It is from route 14 in access is well near the dining outlets are available we easy to temple.
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