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Makoto Hayashi

Portable Shrine in "Fundoshi" Style

Hie-sannoh Shrine, Toyama City, Japan

June 1, 2006

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© 2006 Makoto Hayashi, All Rights Reserved.

Caption

For a Japanese men, nakedness in Festival is a sacred one. We shoulder the portable shrine putting on only the loincloth - called fundoshi, and is strained. it becomes sacred feelings.
"Fundoshi" is a traditional Japanese underware, and very popular for us.
It is not only a underware, but also means our spilit itself.

There are many Idioms about "fundoshi" in Japan. For example,
"Loosening fundoshi", means slackening feelings.
"Rent other's fundoshi", means sumo practice.
"Women's fundoshi", means economic austerity, Oh, it means "No Obstacle and digging to" !!

Location

Asia / Japan

Lat: 36° 41' 19.44" N
Long: 137° 12' 52.82" E

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Equipment

Pentax *istDS DSR Camera, Sigma 8mm Fisheye Lense, Manfrott 303SPH panohead, SLIK ProII tripod. PTGui 6.0.3 and Pano2QTVR 2.0 software.
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