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Yakuyoke-dai-kito (Apotropaic Ritual to Expel Evil Spirits) was held

yakudai2018.JPGYakuyoke-dai-kito (Apotropaic Ritual to Expel Evil Spirits) was held on the Lower Worship Hall for 6 days, from 26th to 31st January.

In the ritual, Shinto priests offered apotropaic liturgy followed by shrine maiden’s dance “Hamakagura”. After the ritual, attendees put ofuda in the flame to pray for avoiding misfortune and calling good fortune.

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