A sacred rope was hung between the trees

Sacred rope in Meiji Jingu
Shot at Meiji Jingu, a Shinto shrine in Harajuku, Tokyo
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Two trees were planted just in front of the prayer hall. And a Shimenawa, a rice straw rope used for ritual purification, was spanned between the trees. Besides, two Shide, zigzag-shaped paper streamer, were hung from it. Many worshipers were coming to the prayer hall. And I could see them through the rope.

Most of them seemed not to care about this sacred tree in the precinct. Yet the trees stood statuesquely.

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PHOTO DATA

No

1305

Shooting Date

Oct 2007

Posted On

January 7, 2008

Modified On

January 19, 2020

Place

Harajuku, Tokyo

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

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