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Urabon Manto-kuyo-e Lantern Memorial Service

During this traditional event, the returning spirits of the departed with be greeted on the 9th and 10th, and seen off on the 16th as they leave this world again. The Manto-kuyo-e Lantern Memorial Service will begin with the lighting of 1,200 lanterns and candle-lights throughout the temple grounds at sunset. On the 9th, Mibu Rokusai Nenbutsu Dances will be performed, and Chudo-ji Temple Rokusai Nenbutsu Dances will be performed on the 16th.

Date & Time

August 9 (Fri) - August 16 (Fri), 2019
Sunset - 9:00 p.m.

Directions

City Bus 26 to “Mibudera-michi (Mibu-dera Temple)” bus stop

Category

Traditional Festivals