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Japanese Manners for OMAMORI amulet

Blessing / Praying

New OMAMORI is designed to provide good luck by Two lucky symbols, "Mt.Fuji" & "Fuji shaped piled salt"

The Monk of Toji temple pray for salt inside “OMAMORI” Amulets.

The Temple pray for the “OMAMORI” amulets

“Yu-zu-san”

Koyasan Shingon sector of Buddhism, Nyoisan Toji Temple

Koyasan Shingonsector of Buddhism, NyoisanTojiTempleKoyasan Shingonsector of Buddhism, NyoisanTojiTemple

Established 1200 years, Koyasan Shingon sector of Buddhism, Nyoisan Toji Temple

Toji Temple was established by Fuyutsugu Fujiwara as wishing Temple.
People in Osaka are familir with the temple as praying for a wish to come true, “Yu-zu-san”.

“Yu-zu” means not only wishing dream come but also adapting to circumstances.

Toji Temple is located in Ikutamacho, Tennoji ward, Osaka CIty.
Koyasan Shingon sector of Buddhism. Mountain name is Nyoisan/ The 19th of 88 Pilgrimages in Settsu Region.

Click here for Kongobu-ji, the main temple of Koyasan Shingon Sect.
*The banner was posted with the approval of Kongobu-ji, the main temple of Koyasan Shingon Sect.

Toji Temple Main Hall

From left

  • Kisshoten
  • Kongo-Houbosatsu
  • Housho-Nyorai/ Yu-zu-son
  • Kongo-dobosatsu
  • Shokan-Zeon-Bosatsu

Toyoko Yamasaki’s grave.

“The Hospital”, “The family Magnificent”, etc
A famous Japanese Novelist, Toyoko Yamasaki’s grave is in Toji Temple.

Toji Temple The 108th Temple Master
Toshihiro Kuwahara

Blessing / Praying

The temple master pray for the salt inside “OMAMORI”.

The Monk of Toji temple pray for salt inside “OMAMORI” Amulets.

“OMAMORI” has holy salt inside.

What are inside normal omamori amulets?

Shinto shrine style

Shinto shrine omamori have god figure, notes, etc inside.

Temple style

Temple omamori have god figure, spells, buddism items etc inside.
Although there are various opinions about Holy Salt and Japanese Bells on New Year’s eve,
please understand that our OMAMORI “Yu-zu-san” is based on Toji Temple’s theories.
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