Toro Nagashi (灯籠流し) is a Japanese ceremony in which participants float paper lanterns (chōchin) down a river; tōrō is traditionally another word for lantern, while nagashi means “cruise, flow”. THIS IS WHY THE JAPANESE CULTURE IS THE BEST.
Prayer boards at Meiji Jingu Shrine, Tokyo, Japan; People from all over Japan (and from all over the world too) leave these prayer boards on which they write their wishes for the monks of the monastery to bless.
Toro-nagashi in Fushimi, Japan: Toro-nagashi 灯籠流し is a Japanese traditional event (sending off the spirits of the dead on lanterns floated on the waters of a river or the sea). It's part of the Buddhist festival Bon.