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Obon 2012

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Obon 2012-  When: Mid-July in eastern Japan and mid-August in western Japan  Where: Japan   History: O-bon 2012 is the Japanese version of the Chinese Hungry Ghost Festival. Both festivals actually originated in India and adapted cultural overtones when they crossed boundaries. In the Japanese version, a Buddhist monk named Mokuren had a vision that [...]

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