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barbara at technogirls.org
Sat Jun 2 13:47:00 EDT 2007
My wrong assumption then, that a ceremony done for the soul of the
departed would be close to the tomb of the departed. I'll change the
wording of the article.
>> -----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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