A Shinto purification ritual in which participants are cleansed of the sins and impurities they've unknowingly accumulated throughout the previous half of the year.
placeNakami Shrine grounds
address834 Nakasho, Izumisano-shi, Osaka
transportIzumisano Station and Iharanosato Station on the Nankai Main Line
Kumatori Station on the JR Hanwa Line
21:00 - 23:00
pointThe Nagoshi purification ceremony begins on June 30th at 19:00. Participants walk through a large Chi no Wa grass ring set up on the shrine grounds' temporary purification site.
The Shiwasu purification takes place twice on December 31st, once at 15:00 and again at 17:00 in the hall of worship. An end of the year thanksgiving festival is also held at the same time.