Religious Holidays Quiz

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How does the Shinto tradition determine specific days for festivities?

  • Carrying on the Chinese custom, Shinto tradition has designated certain days each month auspicious and certain others inauspicious for religious celebrations.
  • The new and full moons days are among the most favored.
  • Waxing and waning half-moons are also favored.
  • Festal days begin at sunset on the eve and last through sunset of the actual festival day.

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