|In those days, a saint carried the principal image on his back to give the miraculous power to the famishing and epidemic people.||Since then, many people have visited Taishakuten for good luck.|
|It was a nice and warm day from the eary morning. So the streets and the temple were very crowded. As today was Koushin festival, the fair stalls gathered so much on the street rather than ordinary days, and the temple town was full of spirit.|
|They scrub the god statue with "tawashi-brush" for their good luck.|
They bottle the god's water to bring it home.
People's wish to be happy may be the same.
|The temple town was crowded with lot of visitors.|
They stood in a line in front of shops to buy dango sweets and souvenirs.
It reminds me of the traditional Japan in old era.
|The fair stalls selling foods and the lucky goods.|
The lucky ornament called "Daruma".
By the way, it is said that you will be happy if you buy anything on a festival day....
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