[sumo] Barbara's site Sumo News video

Marionoumi marionoumi at sat.bbiq.jp
Sat Jun 2 08:50:42 EDT 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> > Hakuho at Meiji Shrine. Finally, Hakuho does his first official
> > dohyo-iri. The tradition is that the new yokozuna do a dohyo-iri at
> > the Meiji Jingu Shrine, which has the tombs of Emperor Meiji and the
> > Empress Shoken. The ritual belt made the day before has been
> > sanctified by Shinto ritual.

The tombs of Emperor Meiji and Shoken are not at the Meiji Jingu -- they are
in Kyoto as far as I know. Since the Meiji Jingu is a shinto shrine, you
won't find anything related to death there, as that would be contrary to the

However, the soul of Emperor Meiji is enshrined at the Meiji Jingu. 


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