joyanokane

  1. Joya-no-kane

    Joya-no-kane

    At midnight on December 31, Buddhist temples all over Japan ring their bells a total of 108 times (除夜の鐘) to symbolize the 108 human sins in Buddhist belief, and to get rid of the 108 worldly desires regarding sense and feeling in every Japanese citizen. A major attraction is The Watched Night...
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