Basic Terms of Shinto 神道基本用語集

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Text Target practice with bow and arrow conducted within the precincts of a shrine during the New Year season. Originally performed by marksmen chosen from the community as a means of divining the harvest yield for the coming year. In some areas, the ideograph for demon is written on the target. In Chiba and Ibaraki Prefectures, this observance is called obisha.