Hozanji Temple Shoten Greeting Ceremony.
At 3am, the first memorial service of the new year is held with a new years greeting to the Gods of the mountain,
including Acala and Shoten, prayers for the safety of worshipers, the prosperity of the temple and the rise of Buddhism.
Hozanji Temple New Years Prayer Meeting.
The temples chief priest conducts special prayers for the new year and prayers for peace.
||January 1st to 15th, annually
||0743-73-2006 (Hozanji Temple)
||Take the cable car from Kintetsu Ikoma Staion and get off at Hozanji Temple Station