Religious Holidays Quiz

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What annual festivities do Shinto practitioners celebrate, and what are some of the other festal days Shinto practitioners celebrate?

  • Five seasonal days" (gosekku) celebrate simple but essential blessings.
  • "Seventh Night," recalls the Chinese story of the celestial cowboy and the weaver maid.
  • Some ceremonies occur often but on a more ad hoc basis than the regularly scheduled festivals.
  • A rite called senza-sai or sengu can occur on any number of occasions.

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