Agata-yo-matsuri


Agata-yo-matsuri
   A ferocious night matsuri at the Uji agata jinja, Kyoto, in which yukata-clad (formerly naked) youths carry a large ladder-like mikoshi to the Budddhist temple Byodo-in in a manner which represents the vigorous spirit of its kami, kono-hana-sakuya-hime. She is also kami of Mt Fuji and Mt Asama and the wife of the legendary first emperor Ninigi.

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