Basic Terms of Shinto 神道基本用語集

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Kasuga Matsuri
Text An annual festival celebrated on March 13 at the Kasuga Shrine in Nara. Said to have originated during the reign of Emperor Montoku (r. 850-858). One of the three chokusai, together with the Aoi Matsuri and the Iwashimizu Matsuri. A typical example of an ujigami festival, it preserves many ancient rituals.