Monday, January 10, 2011

New Years Temple Visit

Perhaps the favorite of all Japanese holidays, new years, is celebrated the entire first week of the newly arrived year. Most Japanese take time to visit temples and pray, or better yet learn what their new year will bring via fortiune scroll. If the fortuine they receive is unfavorable, it is rolled up and tied to a rope or tree to seperate it from it's recepiant.

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