Also a procession that carries Yoritomo 's mikoshi ( portable shrine carried in festivals ) goes up and down a sando ( an approach to the temple ) in a procession of one thousand samurai held in spring and autumn at Nikko Toshogu Shrine .
This is so-called the abare mikoshi ( literally , " rampaging portable shrine " ) .
いわゆる 暴れ 神輿 と い う もの で あ る 。
When the Sanmon ( abbreviation of Sanmon-ha , a school of Tendai Sect with its head temple at Mt . Hiei ) side came to Kyoto carrying a mikoshi ( a portable miniature shrine ) , Yoriyuki blocked their goso ( an aggressive tactic used by monks to intimidate persons of power to acquiesce to their demands in the name of a religious authority represented by mikoshi ) by securing the Imperial Palace .
When enshrining an image of a deity , a hokora ( a small shrine ) is built , with the image covered by a roof or placed in a zushi ( a small sacred cabinet with a double-leaf door ) or a mikoshi ( a portable shrine ) .
The portable shrines stays in the otabisho for seven days from the evening of the Shinkosai .
この 夜 から 7 日間 滞在 する 。
In the Danjiri Matsuri Festival in Kishiwada , Osaka prefecture , decorated portable shrines of the local districts gather in Ryuchi-in Kumeda-dera Temple , Mt . Ryugasan , which was founded by Gyoki .
The order of the togyo parade differs depending upon the festival , but often at the beginning of the parade , the sarudabiko ( Shinto god ) leads the way , and then things that serve as outriders such as staff with plaited paper streamers used in Shinto , kasaboko , liondog , flag , large paper lantern on a pole , drum , or things that indicate the head of the parade , and then often the portable shrine .
Hiyoshi Sanno Kondo-so Shinyo 7 units ( 7 units of Gold and Copper colored portable shrine ( carried in festivals ) of Hiyoshi Sanno god )
日吉 山王 金銅 装 神輿 7 基
The shinyoko ( storehouse for portable shrines ) is a nationally designated cultural property .
神輿 庫 は 国 の 重要 文化 財 に 指定 さ れ て い る 。
People parade in the village carry the portable shrine , after which it is enshrined again in the otabisho .
神輿 が 集落 内 を 練り歩 き 、 御 旅所 に 安置 さ れ る 。
Goshirakawa tried to settle the situation by exiling the Mokudai , Morotsune , to Bingo Province ( present eastern half of Hiroshima prefecture ) , but the monks were not satisfied and brought out a mikoshi ( portable shrine ) and headed towards the inner Imperial Court on May 18 .
Otabisho means the place where a deity ( usually the mikoshi , or portable shrine , that carries the deity ) takes a rest or stays overnight while on a ritual procession during a shrine festival ( Shinko-sai Festival ) .
At festivals , for shouldering or pulling mikoshi ( portable shrine ) , or dashi ( float ) or jiguruma ( float ) , participants wear it as a substitute for momohiki ( in this case it means worker 's close-fitting trousers ) .
On the other hand , ' mikoshi doza , ' in which a direct petition was filed by monk-soldiers of Enryaku-ji Temple carrying mikoshi ( portable shrine carried in festivals ) of Hiyoshi-Taisha Shrine , began in 1095 .
The other category is the ' Hiegata togyo-sai Festival , ' which puts emphasis on mikoshifuri ( shaking a portable shrine ) by wildly waving the mikoshi to increase the divine power praying for good harvest and bumper catch .
In the village , there are spots where it is difficult to stop and watch the festival , especially in front of the main gate of the Kurama-dera Temple where visitors are forbidden to stop , therefore it is difficult to get a good view of the portable shrine coming down the steps ( except those who have something to do with ujiko ( people under the protection of the local deity ) or if you can watch the event from a house in the village .
At first mainly children carrying small pine torches , and then grown-ups holding rather huge pine torches parade in the village with shouts , ' sairei ya , sairyo ' ( meaning festival ) , and head for otabisho ( the resting place for a portable shrine being moved about on its feast day ) called ' nakama . '