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Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 19 June 2017 in People & Portrait.

We have several sects in Japanese Buddhism. 真言宗 Shingon-shu is one of them. A rite to celebrate the founder (空海 Kukai) 's birthday was held on June 15.
The rite begins with the procession.
June 15, 2017 @智積院 青葉まつり

Canon EOS 6D 1/320 second F/10.0 ISO 100 105 mm

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Wayra from Roma, Italy

Very nice and coloured scene.

19 Jun 2017 5:54am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Beautiful to see the culture of other nations

19 Jun 2017 6:10am

Devi from Chennai, India

very very nice and interesting ritual.. I hope you will show the lat line in a closeup..I mean the Umbrella :)

19 Jun 2017 6:20am

@Devi: That umbrella belongs to one of the viewers, not participants of the procession. You will see a more beautiful umbrella (or parasol ?) on Thursday !

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Interesting image!

19 Jun 2017 7:06am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une très belle prise!

19 Jun 2017 7:13am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Interesting scene with beautiful traditionnal costumes.

19 Jun 2017 8:50am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Photographed from a good position.

19 Jun 2017 10:45am

Shaun from Thorton, United States

This is magnificent. The costumes, are wonderful, and so good to see. 5*

19 Jun 2017 11:06am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Looks like you've had the best vantage point to capture this procession! Great colors and light as well. Thank you for the background information.

19 Jun 2017 11:47am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like your point of view to see this procession.

19 Jun 2017 12:46pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland


19 Jun 2017 12:51pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Superb capture of the procession .

19 Jun 2017 2:19pm

Don from Spokane, United States

It makes a great looking street scene.

19 Jun 2017 2:57pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Magnificent scene of ritual. The costumes are stunning... Great shot!

19 Jun 2017 3:06pm

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Beautiful to see the culture of you country!

19 Jun 2017 3:14pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Beautifully captured celebration.

19 Jun 2017 3:50pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Interesting procession.

19 Jun 2017 3:59pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fine procession with these people in traditional dress.

19 Jun 2017 4:50pm

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Beautiful costumes and great shot and angle.

19 Jun 2017 4:55pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

wonderfully exotic

19 Jun 2017 7:06pm

Emilio Garcia from Pleasanton, United States

The costumes and the entire scene is colorful and interesting!

19 Jun 2017 7:14pm

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

Nice costums

19 Jun 2017 8:28pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

A M A Z I N G !!!!

19 Jun 2017 8:49pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Very nicely done.

19 Jun 2017 9:49pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

everybody loves a parade

19 Jun 2017 11:15pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is very nice. I like what they are wearing. A wonderful procession!

20 Jun 2017 1:05am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien ce défilé

20 Jun 2017 1:28pm