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 .
Today firearm craftsmanship of Kunitomo is exhibited on the portable shrine used during festivals held by Nagahama Hachiman-gu Shrine as well as the metal fixtures adorning the Nagahama Butsudan altar .
It is also common that participants carrying portable shrines are drenched in water or go into the river or sea .
御輿 等 を 担ぎ ながら 水 を 浴び たり 川 や 海 に 入 る 場合 も 多 い 。
The last rampaging procession by the portable shrines ends in front of the buden and the portable shrines are kept on the buden to have mitama utsushi ( to replace Mitamashiro - something worshiped as a symbol for the spirits of the dead ) , while the Yasaka-jinja Shrine lights dim down in the darkness ; the festival gods seated on the portable shrines then return to the main shrine to have a silent ending of the Mikoshi togyo .
In many cases , the object in which a deity resides or the object to which a spirit is drawn is transferred to a portable shrine , and an imperial visit to the shrine parishioner , or togyo ( transfer of a sacred object from its place of enshrinement ) to the otabisho ( place where the sacred palanquin is lodged during a festival ) , or to the genkyu is performed .
Depending on the festival , there are occasions when dashi ( festival cars , float ) , hoko ( long-handled spears ) , danjiri ( decorative portable shrines ) and yatai ( float ) accompany the mikoshi 's route .
In 1177 , a conflict arose between Morotaka and Hakusan Yusen-ji Temple which was a branch temple of Enryaku-ji Temple , which turned out to be a commotion which was known as by Hieizan Daishu ( warrior monks residing in the zendo of Mt . Hiei ) who marched en masse carrying the sacred mikoshi ( portable shrine carried in festivals ) , resulting in Morotaka 's banishment to Idota of Owari Province and Morotsune 's imprisonment .
Generally , at the rites and festivals held at shrines , large floats used to carry taiko ( drums ) at festivals such as dashi ( float ) , taiko-dai ( dashi including a drum ) , decorative portable shrine and so on , including mikoshi ( portable shrine carried in festivals ) ( carriage of deity ) .
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 .
Rather , in general , ' activities ' such as kagura ( sacred music and dancing performed at shrines ) , Yokyoku ( Noh song ) , dance , martial arts or parades with dashi ( floats ) or mikoshi ( portable shrine ) are offered in many cases .
The festival is held throughout July and its highlights are : Mikoshi togyo ( parade of mikoshi - portable shrines , and priests for the divine spirits in the portable shrine moving to other places from the main shrine ) ; Yamahoko Junko ( costumed procession of Gion Festival Floats ) ; and Yoiyama ( the eve of the main festival ) .
A portable shrine being carried through the street , sumi ( black ink ) is put on visitors ' and participants ' faces .
神輿 が 練り歩 き 、 参加 者 や 見物 人 の 顔 に 墨 を 塗 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 .
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 ) .
A large portable shrine came from Meiji-jingu Shrine in his enthronement ceremony .
即位 の 際 に は 明治 神宮 から 御 本社 大 神輿 が 渡御 し た 。
For the fifth Kyoto Intercollegiate Festa , an original mikoshi ( portable shrine ) was constructed .
第 5 回 京都 学生 祭典 で は 創作 みこし 「 京炎 みこし 」 が 制作 さ れ た 。
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 。
Some ancient events including yabusame ( horseback archery ) and the parade of the portable shrines of the five shrines to commemorate MINAMOTO no Mitsunaka , the second generation of Seiwa-Genji ( Minamoto clan originated from Emperor Seiwa ) are held .
After this , there were incidents that occurred , for example , Shigemori threw an arrow and hit a portable shrine , etc , and people reacted badly to this and complained , then Goshirakawa had no choice but to order the banishment of Morotaka .
In the Nanyo region , Ushioni is believed to play a role of a forerunner of the portable shrine ( carried in festivals ) and a clearer of devils from houses .
南予 地方 で は 神輿 の 先駆け と 家 の 悪魔 祓い の 役 を する と い う 。
Sashiage is a way of lifting up votive objects for a Shinto home shrine , which are of a shouldered type used at a festival , such as Mikoshi ( a portable shrine ) , Taikodai ( a drum stand ) , Futon Daiko ( a mattress drum ) or Dashi ( a float ) , higher than usual .