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Bad Luck Self-Destruction Ceremony
"Cut" away your bad luck with a real Japanese katana sword!
4th Sunday of every month.
Approximately 3 hours.
Number of Participants
To be victorious in life’s challenges, it is important to cut off the bad luck and energy that surrounds you. At Akiu Shrine, Master Swordsman, Yoshihiro Abe, will teach you how to "cut" away your bad luck with an authentic Japanese katana sword.
As you swing the sword down with confidence and pure heart, you will cut away obstacles and negativity from your life. Bring home the cut straw pillar as a special memory. It is said raising the straw pillar towards the northeast will help you gather good luck.
11:30 Reception Opens
12:00 Explanation of Experience
12:10 Prayer by chief priest at main shrine
12:30 "Evil Energy Annihilation Ceremony" at Warakuden Hall
13:00 "Bad Luck Self-Destruction Ceremony" at Warakuden Hall
(* performed by one person at a time)
After the ceremony is over, dedicate a victory banner on the shrine grounds.
* Please eat lunch before joining as no food is available during the experience.
One-by-one, Master Swordsman Yoshihiro Abe will teach participants how to cut away bad luck from their lives.
|Experience Program Name||Bad Luck Self-Destruction Ceremony|
|Activity Location||Akiu Shrine, Main Hall|
|Operator Name||Akiu Shrine|
|Time Required||Approximately 3 hours.|
|Operation Period||4th Sunday of every month.|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||28people|
|Important notes regarding participation||Please wear clothes that are easy to move around in during the experience.|
|What is included in the price||• Experience fee|
• “God of Victory” banner
• Good luck charm
• Prayer at shrine
|What is not included in the price||Transportation or lodging expenses. |
|Method of Payment||Please use one of the following payment options when applying:|
credit card, convenient store payment, Pay-easy.
|Meeting Spot||22 Shimizukubokita, Akiumachi Nagafukuro, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0243|
|Meeting Time||11:30 (Reception Opens)|
|Access||25-min drive from the Tohoku Expressway Sendai-Minami IC|
Free parking area. Also space available for large buses.
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese|
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