Saturday, June 4, 2011
The good luck charm for safe life, etc.
As a souvenir from shrine or temple, Japanese often gets a lucky charm (Omamori).
It has various kinds. This is the one of them.
The family crest of the Tokugawa clan is embroidered on the right side.
This is one of Nikkō Tōshō-gū, family temple of Shogun Tokugawa.
Phoenix is embroidered on the back.
A small scented wood is put in this.
The gentle fragrance only if it has.
嬉やと 再び目覚めて 一眠り 浮世の夢は 暁の空
徳川 家康 (1543 – 1616)
So happy!! wake again and a sleep transient world dream sky at dawn
Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543 – 1616)
The movie of NikkōTōshō-gū please watch this one.