No one else is home right now… I’m going to keep watching The Great Queen Seondeok and wallow alone in my feels.
’ 燈火会’ in NARA,JAPAN
Tens of thousands of candles are lit up in the land of ancient Nara where thrived as a capital 1300 years ago.
NARA TO-KAE started in 1999. Candlelight blends with the historical land and spectacular nature only 10 days in Summer.
TO-KA is a lump of flower shape on the top of a candlewick after lighting a candle. It is said to be good fortune when the flower shape is made.
We light candles one by one with best wishes for the visitors.
Jizo Bosatsu in Japan, also known in Sanskrit as Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva.