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O-bon Festival

Post  TPF Admin on Thu Nov 11, 2010 2:19 am

Originally posted on ff2/phantom foxes by rudy guest

O-bon Festival in Japan

In Japan the O-bon festival is an important Buddhist day its a time when family ancestors are said to come back and visit there famlies and its a time when famlies will leave gifts of food etc for there dead ancestors for more information please see links below.


http://gojapan.about.com/cs/japanesefestivals/a/obonfestival.htm

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2286.html
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Re: O-bon Festival

Post  magssdoc on Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:30 am

I remember when I lived in Hong Kong as a child, the Chinese had a similar festival which they called Ancestor day. They would have a sort of picnic at the grave.
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