TCJ’s New Year’s Hatsumode event on January 4, 2022
Do you have a similar culture of New Year's visit in your country?
When visiting the shrine, many students may have the following wishes.
・Wish to improve my Japanese language skills.
・Wish to be able to enter the target school.
・Wish to find a lover.
・Wish to make some Japanese friends.
・Wish to live a healthy life for the year.
Do you know the correct rules for visiting shrines?
＜Rules for visiting a shrine＞
①Donate the money
②Ring the bell
④Two claps of hands
⑤Make a wish
Did you know that there are different ways of praying at temples and shrines?
＜Rules for visiting temples＞
②Donate the money
③Clap your hands together (clap your hands together in front of your chest)
④Make a wish
We gathered at the school at 9:50 a.m. and divided into small groups to introduce ourselves.
Students from many different nationalities gathered together, and everyone felt a little nervous at first, but we became friends during the self-introductions :)
Don't get lost, everyone! (｀・ω・´)ゞ
There are so many people coming to worship, it's not easy to move forward ......
May this year be a good one for everyone!