These are miko shrine maidens performing a special Shinto Shaden Kagura dance ritual during the annual On-Matsuri festival, a traditional Shinto religious festival held at the Kasuga Wakamiya Shrine in the ancient Japanese city of Nara, Japan. In older days, miko were considered shamans, but today they take on a more lighter role as priestesses or ceremonial duties.
美しすぎる日本の伝統儀式「流鏑馬 (やぶさめ)」陰陽道で宇宙と呼応する画像 26選
美しすぎる日本の伝統儀式「流鏑馬 (やぶさめ)」陰陽道で宇宙と呼応する画像 26選 | DDN JAPAN
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