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Kamisha (or Upper Shrine) yamadashi ceremony during the Onbashira festival, where 16 sacred pillars are brought by hand to rejuvenate each the upper and lower Suwa Shrines in Nagano Prefecture. In recent years women have been making headway into what was traditionally a man's festival.
Kamisha (or Upper Shrine) yamadashi ceremony during the Onbashira festival, where 16 sacred pillars are brought by hand to rejuvenate each the upper and lower Suwa Shrines in Nagano Prefecture. In recent years women have been making headway into what was traditionally a man's festival.
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