EVENT

Ukera-no-shinji Ceremony

Ukera-no-shinji Ceremonyの写真1

2017.2.3(Fri)

Ukera-no-shinji is a ceremony to drive off evil spirits and welcome spring. The ceremony is held in the traditional style of the Heian period (794-1185). Part of the event is a kind of play where priests and oni demons interact and the smoke of burnt Ukera is used to purge evil spirits and dispel evil. Ukera is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae and its young shoots are edible.

Location
Gojo Tenjin Shrine
Date
February 3, 2017
TEL

Gojo Tenjin Shrine
TEL:03-3821-4306

Access

Gojo Tenjin Shrine:
・3 min. walk from JR Ueno Station
・3 min. walk from Keisei-Line Keisei Ueno Station
・5 min. walk from Tokyo Metro Ueno Station

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