Hounensai (Festival to pray for good harvest) at Tagata Shrine, Komaki City, Aichi

15th March, 2017 | at Tagata Shrine, Komaki City, Aichi
This Shrine is dedicated to the God of harvest which are five staple grains (rice, wheat, etc.) and prosperity of future generations. The Bumper Harvest Festival is where a huge wooden phallus is paraded, then offered at the shrine, also called Tagata Jinja (Tagata temple). It is well-known for its uniqueness. This Honen Matsuri (Harvest Festival, also called Fertility Festival) is held on March 15 every year. Every year,in the Komaki City (Komaki-shi), about halfway between Inuyama and Nagoya, a crowd of curious travelers and regulars comes to watch this ceremony affectionately nicknamed "The Penis Festival".   official website ››  http://www.tagatajinja.com/index.html

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