Child naming ceremony at local Shinto Shrine in Japan.
Japan Date:1943 Duration:1 min 40 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Shinto-the way of the God in Japan. A father writes the child's name on paper. The family goes to child naming ceremony at local shrine. They present child to the priest. Priest takes record of the newborn's name. The grandmother holds the child as mother sits next to her. The Priest gives holy sake to the mother for the child. She feeds sake (symbolically) to child and then she drinks it. Priest folds the paper of Japanese writing and gives it to the family.
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