2022 Asakusa Higashi Honganji Hoto Night ... Wishing for peace in Myanmar ...
Asakusa Higashi Honganji Introducing the June event!

  • Hoto Night × "Peace in the world Buddhist law spread" — Wishing for peace in Myanmar —


    In 2022, the night of Hoto, the predicament continues even now under the military government.

    "Charity event" to support Myanmar people

    It will be held at the same time.


    [6/5 18:30]

    ・ Hoto Night + Joint memorial service by Japanese and Myanmar monks

    All the lantern works recruited in advance are lit inside and outside the main hall,

    In the solemn main hall, where only candles and lanterns are lit,

    A monk from Motoyama and a monk from Myanmar both serve as memorial services.

    [6/5 12: 00-20: 00]

    ・ Charity market

    Myanmar and Southeast Asian food and crafts, etc.

    [6/5 13: 00-18: 00]

    ・ Event stage to know Myanmar

    Lecture by the representative of the traditional dance / Burma support group and the supporters of the orphanage

    [6 / 2-6 / 5 10: 00-16: 00]

    ・ Photograph and painting exhibition wishing for peace

    Exhibiting photos of Ms. Soo Chi and her family and pictures of children in the orphanage

    <please note>

    ・ Parking is not possible in the precincts from June 4th to 5th.

    ・ Depending on the spread of infection, it may be changed or canceled in a hurry.

    Higashi Honganji Light Up Event

    It was

    "Wish for peace"


    5/28 (Sat) -6/5 (Sun) 18: 30-21: 00

    Free admission, no parking in the precincts


    Prior to Hotoya, with the Buddhist ties that have connected Japan and Myanmar for many years

    Illuminate where countless lights gather with a wish for peace

    With Myanmar and Southeast Asian countries

    Music incorporating Japanese tones is with the main hall of Motoyama

    Color various parts of the precincts.

    ※ The image is an image

    ☆ There is a reception desk where you can apply for lanterns and donate lanterns on the spot.


    During the above period, a donation box for Myanmar support will be set up.

    I will do it.

    Thank you for your cooperation.

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