日別アーカイブ: 2012年12月9日

大根炊き Yearly event

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ずっと京都にいながら、千本釈迦堂の大根炊きを実際に見たことがなく、昨日ようやく行ってきました。
おかめさんに会いたかったということもあります。とても他人と思えない・・・。

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Although I have lived in Kyoto all my life, yesterday I paid my first visit to a temple called Daihouon-ji (another more well-known name; Senbon Syaka-Do) to experience this famous event (in Japanese) where people eat blessed and purified pieces of Japanese radish well boiled in soup stock and pray for their good health. It was also because I wanted to see the statue of O-kame.
  I was under an illusion I was looking at a mirror….