Hiraoka Shrine Nagoshi no Oharae Summer Purification Ceremony 0

At Hiraoka Shrine we pray to our enshrined deity, Amenokoyane-no-Mikoto, and use a variety of methods to purify while praying for sound health and family prosperity.

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A formal ceremony that cleanses participants of impurities and sins they unconsciously accumulate, so that they may go through their daily life refreshed and renewed. This ancient ceremony also functions as a prayer for health, family safety, and prosperity. At Hiraoka Shrine, we pray to our enshrined deity, Amenokoyane-no-Mikoto, and use a variety of methods to purify while praying for sound health and family prosperity.
Methods include verbal exorcisms, offerings of thinly cut hemp paper, burning dolls, praying before the hall of worship, cutting linen and cotton into eights, passing through a grass ring, and more.

  • name

    Hiraoka Shrine
  • place

    Shrine grounds
  • address

    7-16 Izumoicho, Higashiosaka-shi, Osaka, 579-8033
  • transport

    Short walk from Hiraoka Station on the Kintetsu Nara Line
  • schedule

    June 30th
    From 15:00
  • name

    Hiraoka Shrine
  • tel

    072-981-4177
  • general participation

    Yes
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