Many worshipers bought the fortune slips

People buying fortune slips
Shot at Senso-Ji, a Buddhist temple in Asakusa, Tokyo
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In front of the main hall, there were some buildings which were selling paper fortune. Many worshipers bought it and read what was written on it under the eaves. The tourists came from overseas also seemed to buy. I wondered whether it was also common in other countries.

At least, I thought it was uncommon in the countries in which the major religion was the monotheistic religion. Beside the people who were reading the fortune paper with eagerness, I found a woman who had no interest in it.

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PHOTO DATA

No

9481

Shooting Date

Aug 2015

Posted On

September 12, 2015

Modified On

April 25, 2020

Place

Asakusa, Tokyo

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

SIGMA DP2 MERRILL

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