Introduction of The Festival

Okonai in Mudo-ji Hyogo Pref・Kobe City
8_無動寺のオコナイ

This is the protocol of the shrine’s acting priest change for the year. An acting priest candidate about the age of fifteen-year old boy selected by the chief priest of the Mudo-ji shrine introduces himself after the normal protocols such as worship, sacrifices and Shinto prayers, followed by drinking party.

Category
Protection from evil
Location(s)
Kita Ward, Kobe City Mudo-ji
Date(s) of Matsuri
February 5
Contact
Access
Fifteen minutes walk from Fukuchi bus stop, which can be reached from Minotani Station on the Kobe Railways.
URL
Conservation Group
Mudo-ji Okonai Hozonkai
Note
Intangible folk cultural assets designated by the city