Miyamairi

Babies at the Shrine: Understanding Omiyamairi Tradition

There are numerous events involving shrines in Japan such as traditional marriages, the ‘Rite of Passage’ for seven, five and three-year-old kids (Shichi Go San), and the ‘Coming of Age’ ceremony (Seijinshiki) for soon-to-be adults. There is also a variety of celebrations and festivals involving local shrines.   makaranya.co.jp/ However, there is one common practice…