Memorial Service for old/snapped Needles
at Mikoromo-sha shrine/御衣神社
in Wakamiya hachimansha Shrine/若宮八幡社 yard
Feb. 8th (annual)
11:00-11:30 (Shinto ritual),
11:30-14:00 (Tofu and konnyaku bases are settled)
|stick snapped or old needles in the tofu or konnyaku bases|
Harikuyo ceremony is held for snapped or old needles to appreciate helping people who concerned with sewing
and wish their progress.
After the Shinto ritual, people stick needles in the tofu or konnyaku bases.(11:30- )
|In front of Mikoromo Shrine||norito/Shinto prayer||In fromt of Hari-zuka/needles' grave|
|Two tofu bases and a konnyaku base||Young ladies stick needles||Oged ladies also stick needles|
|There are many ladies in kimono.||Just like a decoration cake||konnyaku base|
|Mikoromo-jinja shrine||Hari-zuka (mound for needles)
Get off at Yabacho sta. on the Meijo subway line.
Take exit No.4.
approx. 10-min. walk