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Home » 5. Rites and Festivals » Individual Shrine Observances
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Linking Up of Fires Rite. A festival on July 14 at Mt. Chōkai Ōmonoimi Shrine (Chōkaizan Ōmonoimi jinja) in Yuza Town, Akumi District, Yamagata Prefecture. Fires are lit simultaneously at Ōmonoimi Shrine, at Omonoimi Shrine of Tobishima in Sakata City and at three places near the top of Mt. Chōkai as a rite for praying for a good harvest and fish catch that year.

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