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New Year Ice Bath Ceremony in Japan

New Year Ice Bath Ceremony in Japan

(All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO) Annual New Year ice bath ceremony took place at Kanda Myojin Shrine in Tokyo on January 21. A group of brave men and women […]

Traditional Japan

People Visit Kanda Myojin Shrine in the New Year

People Visit Kanda Myojin Shrine in the New Year

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – A Shinto priest hands out a sakaki branch to the people attending a ceremony wishing for prosperity […]

Traditional Japan

Japanese New Year Ice Bath 2015

Japanese New Year Ice Bath 2015

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Participants wear only short or loincloths before taking a “purification” dip ice cold water during the annual […]

Traditional Japan

Prayer Ceremony for Good Health in the New Year

Prayer Ceremony for Good Health in the New Year

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Shinto priests performs a purification ritual for a group of prayer ahead of the new year at […]

Traditional Japan

Japanese New Year Ice Bath 2014

Japanese New Year Ice Bath 2014

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Participants pour themselves cold water during the Annual New Year ice bath ceremony at Kanda Myojin Shinto […]