KAMAKURA RETAISAI FESTIVAL

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A shrine priest  prays in front of offerings of fish, fruit and sake rice wine during a ritual on the third day of the 3-day Reitaisai grand festival in Kamakura, Japan on  16 Sept. 2012.  Also blessed in the ritual are the arrows used in the "yabusame-shinji" horseback archery ritual. Photographer: Robert Gilhooly
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