日別アーカイブ: 2014年8月21日

消し炭 Charcoal cinders

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8.21

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A kind neighbor gave us some of the cinders of Daimonji bonfire he collected. Every year on the day after the event, some people of Kyoto climb the mountain to collect the charcoal cinders which are believed to work as the charm against evil.

Watched the farewell bonfire/

Of the Bon Festival/

Until it is entirely burned out/

Translation and calligraphy by Tomoko