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Tanabata Festival at Ryugenji Temple

On Saturday, July 8, 2017, the 1st Tanabata (Vega) Festival is to be held at Ryugenji temple, the Kyoto branch of Kawasaki Daishi Heikenji temple.

From 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, various kinds of activities such as belly dance, classical dances of south and north India, and shinto dance in Osaka style, as well as some music with many instruments by various artists, are going to be performed. In addition, Ogomakuhoyo (large scale Buddhist service making huge fire by burning votive goma boards) is to be conducted. Visitors can join the service by purchasing a goma board and make a wish. Why don't you visit and stop by food vendors at the temple such as takoyaki (octpus dumplings), etc., as well as aroma hand treatments, color therapies, and massages, etc.

Visit there in YUMEYAKATA YUKATA, get 1 drink coupon!!!


*Dance performance in dedication at Tsutsuji Festival Quote: YUBIMARUKO SENSEI’s blog

Ryugenji temple is located in the outskirt of Kyoto, surrounded by rich natural environment. It is also famous for ”One-day Nisou (nun) Training”.


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The 1st Tanabata Festival

When: Saturday, July 8

Time: 10:00am-5:00pm

Venue: Kawasaki Daishi kyoto Branch Ryugenji Temple

Fee: Free

Access: Get off at Yamashina station of JR/Keihan/subway line. Get on Keihan bus and get off at Iwayajinjamae or Tachibana daigaku, 5 min on foot. Or at Ohyakekonotsuji, 10 min on foot.

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