Obon Votive Candles Shitennoji Temple

Japan Images: Votive Candles at Obon in Shitennoji Temple, Osaka, Japan

In the Obon season in mid-August in Japan thousand of votive candles, bearing the names of departed relatives, are burned at the temple, Shitennoji in Tennoji (天王寺), Osaka.

Votive candles at Obon in Shitennoji Temple, Osaka, Japan.
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Japan Images: Votive candles at Obon in Shitennoji Temple, Osaka, Japan