Preparation notes for the Kobori Enshu Ryu Summer Experience Session, June 30, 2024

June 30th is the day of Nagoshi no Harae, a day to purify oneself and ward off misfortune. It is common to entrust impurities to a katashiro and throw it in the river, or to ward off misfortune by passing through a straw ring. There seem to be various rituals depending on the area of Japan.

Today we practiced procedure of the "Kobori Enshu Ryu Summer Experience Session" on July 14th. We hope you will look forward to the day of the Experience Session.

For sweets, prepared Minazuki (Yokohama Shigeta).