Osaka Temmangu Shrine Shushi-sai Festival 0

Osaka Temmangu has a number of lively festivals, notably including Tenjin Matsuri. Shushi-sai, however, is a quiet, dignified ceremony performed in remembrance of Michizane.

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Osaka Temmangu has a number of lively festivals, notably including Tenjin Matsuri. Shushi-sai, however, is a quiet, dignified ceremony performed in remembrance of Michizane.
In the year 901, Sugawara Michizane was demoted in the imperial court and exiled to Kyushu. He left the capital and set off on his long journey, but longing for the capital, he made an offering of his imperial clothes and made the September 10th collection of poems. The ritual celebrates the heroic heart of a loyal retainer who appeared in one poem.

  • name

    Osaka Temmangu Shrine
  • place

    Osaka Temmangu Shrine
  • address

    2-1-8 Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0041
  • transport

    Minami-morimachi Station on Osaka Metro Tanimachi and Sakaisuji Lines
    5-minute walk from Osakatemmangu Station on the JR Tozai Line
  • schedule

    Chushu (15th day of the eighth lunar month)
  • point

    From 18:00 - Offerings of bell crickets are made to the gods along with a dedicated Kagura performance.

    A graceful kagura dance, depicting a child offering a bell cricket to the gods under the Chushu harvest moon, makes for an elegant sight, the perfect expression of autumn.
  • name

    Osaka Temmangu Shrine
  • tel

    06-6353-0025
  • general participation

    Yes
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