Setsubun: catching beans for good luck at Kitain Temple | KAWAGOE

February 3rd is Setsubun in Japan, which marks the end of winter. People celebrate annually with traditional ceremonies in both homes and temples. A common tradition associated with this ancient festival is mamemaki or bean throwing. A lot of¬†families carry out this fun tradition at home, but you can also … Continue reading Setsubun: catching beans for good luck at Kitain Temple | KAWAGOERead More →