The holy place, the Shinto shrine and ceremony.
Since the mythical times, Japanese God, the Emperor protected the nation.
Our veneration is dedicated. All is cleansed here.
"Seven-Five-Three (Shichi-Go-San) " is an annual event of the children.
In most cases, they wear a luxurious kimono.
The hair ornament is lovely.
The love is eternity.
Warmth of the hand, the smile are so, too.
Yes, anyone feels them close.
名月を 取つてくれろと 泣く子かな
小林一茶 (1763 - 1827)
the beautiful moon please take it child have cried
Kobayashi Issa (1763 - 1827)
"祝" (shuku, or iwau). It is translated as celebrate, congratulate, blessing, etc.
This character is written by Kanzi, Semi-cursive script.
Etymology : Ideogrammic compound
示 (show) + 口 (mouth) + 儿 (kneel)
The person who serve God.
To tell joy to God.
Children are holy.
Or they may be messengers of God.
This movie records processes from preparations to prayer.
God bless you and yours.