A beautiful meal to ring in the New Year with. Osechi, Japanese New Year's Cuisine|おせち料理

Flavors of Japan - - A beautiful meal to ring in the New Year with. Osechi, Japanese New Year's Cuisine|おせち料理

Zojoji Temple, Tokyo ; "Joya no Kane"-In Japan, we ring the bell in the temple in the evening of New Year's Eve. We call it "Joya no Kane". According to Buddhist beliefs, 108 is the number of passions and desires entrapping us in the cycle of suffering and reincarnation. So, the 108 bell chimes symbolize the purification from the 108 delusions and sufferings accumulated in the past year.

"Joya no Kane"-In Japan, they ring the bell in the temple in the evening of New Year's Eve. We call it "Joya no Kane".

Japanese New Year Bento Lunch|正月弁当 New Year is a big celebration in Japan, and this is a very cute bento to celebrate :3

Japanese New Year Bento Lunch|正月弁当 New Year is a big celebration in Japan, and this is a very cute bento to celebrate

Japanese tradition for New Year, Hatsumode 初詣 - the first Shinto shrine visit of the Japanese New Year.

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Japanese tradition for New Year, Hatsumode 初詣 - the first Shinto shrine visit of the Japanese New Year.

餅花 / Flowers made rice cake by nobuflickr, via Flickr : "京都, 安井神社  'Mochi-bana' is not a true plant. This is a figuration that the branch of willow or giant dogwood decorating with many small rice cakes. 'Mochi-bana' is a New Year's Day's ceremony praying for good harvest. This ceremony came in early Edo Era (300 years ago) in Japan."

餅花 / flowers made rice cake 京都, 安井神社 'mochi-bana' is a figuration that the branch of willow or giant dogwood decorating with many small rice cakes. it is a new year's day's ceremony praying for good harvest. this ceremony came in early edo era years ago)

Shogatsu New Year's Fireworks in Japan|正月の花火

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osechi - japanese traditional food for new year

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