Shunbun means that when the sun reaches the vernal equinox, and it’s the day when day and night are of equal length.

Shunbun is March 21st this year.

Ohigan is a traditional week-long seasonal event held in Japan each spring(Shunbun)and autumn(Shubun).
They have been designated as national holidays.

Japan has an unique custom to visit one’s ancestors’ graves and pray our ancestors during Ohigan.

Ohagi is offered to the Buddha on ohigan.

We Japanese values Japanese tradition like ohigan!



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