Yama-home Festivals (Matsuri)

in Spring

 These Matsuris are held in spring and autumn twice a year as other shrine. The spring festival invoked a rich harvest and a safety of fisher man & hunter; the autumn festival are held in thanksgiving for a plentiful harvest with getting in a store of corn and fish.
Matsuris are conducted by a ceremonial organization consisting of priests and Negis who are the persons living in the group of houses.

Shikaumi Shrine in Shikashima-island

f.1. Main Festival with main sanctuary and hall of worship

f.2. Sub Festival with sub sanctuary of Imamiya and sub hall of worship

f.3. Ritual for Yama-home Festival

f.4. Scene to be told "Kimigayo" with plan of a shrine

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