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Title :冬至当日之公事
Title alternative :Touji toujitsuno kuji
Government Affairs for the Winter Solstice
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Abstract :巻紙 筆者及び年代不詳 
A text about the rites carried out on the winter solstice in the garden of the main temple at Shuri. Made up of 18 sections.The Winter Solstice Rites are similar to those of New Year’s Day. The Mihaiza (a place for worship) was set up in the north temple of the garden. The public servants who were just starting in the Royal Government, would all face north and pray towards Beijing. Next, the king would go to the second floor of the main temple, and various public servants would face the karahafu (cusped gable) and pray for the king.Also included in the text, it states that the preparations for the Winter Solstice Rites started at about 3am, that when the King moves in the rites they beat Taiko drums and includes the details of the conduct of rites by the Sanshikan and people in charge of ceremonies.
Type Local :沖縄関係コレクション
URI :http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12000/10253
Appears in Collections:Iha Fuyu Collection

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