Setsubun festival

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About Setsubun Festival Saisa Line

In the Asakusa Shrine's shrine, I will go to the Setsubun festival as follows.

What is Setsubun?


Setsubun will do events to excel disasters and evils, but the representative one is "bean maki". It is said that this year's event, pursuing the brewed soybean and purifying demons, while adopting the old man "Fuku inside, ogre is outside", adopted the custom of the Ming Dynasty period in the Muromachi era. In the past, it was one of the annual events in the Imperial Palace called "Maki (beaning)" "Okinawa (Okayurai)" bean maki. This ceremony to remove and eliminate the disaster by stealing away the evil spirits dressed as a pajamas (bends) gradually spread to the private sector.