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Autumn Leaves in Kamakura – Kotokuin Temple

.Omikuji - random fortunes written on strips of paper at Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples in Japan.

Shirasaginomai – White Egret Dance

.Twice a year at Asakusa's famous Sensoji temple an old ceremony of dancers dressed as white egrets or herons take place, once in April and once in November. The ceremony is called Shirasaginomai (白...

15 Not Normal Things You Don't See Every Day

.sumo wrestling students hold babies as they try to make them cry during the crying sumo competition at sensoji temple in tokyo, japan. the first baby to cry wins the competition.

“A gust of wind rattles the window, and I look out. Leaves are whooshing all over the place, flying past horizontally as if they have engines of their own.” ― Kate Messner, The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z.