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By laughing and telling like an anecdote, the only thing I've been careful about from early on is that when Kobo Daishi a long time ago gently picked up the ears of rice from Tenjiku, he would later celebrate inari. I made a promise to have the fox hide its seeds in Awara.


It is the origin of the seedlings that was erected on the eyes.


This story has changed its form and is still distributed all over Japan, but it seems that there are few things that connect this to seedlings and Inari, and this point is a very powerful suggestion. there were.


Although it cannot be explained in simple words, in the wide area of the Shin-Etsu area, this is called a streak only for the paddy seeds sown in spring.


There is also a lineage of rice seeds that are passed down to the house, and it seems that there were some rituals after the harvest season to pass this on to the production of the next year, that is, the festival has a short number of days at the beginning and end of rice planting It couldn't be completed.


That point is about to be forgotten.


There was a reason why only one post-war small story in Sanuki Okawa-gun moved me so far.


Therefore, I would like to ask you again what kind of date the late Dr. Uno's so-called rice rice ritual is held in Kagawa Prefecture.


As far as I know, in the northern villages of Awa, on the day of seeding, there is an example of smashing tree branches inside the ridges of the seedlings and offering grilled rice and small fish to worship Sanbai. In the northernmost village of Iyo Omishima, it was customary to offer a rice sword to the Toshigami on the 2nd of New Year and call it Sanbiorosi, but in other large areas, it is generally Hatsuda Ue In other words, I wonder if it is limited to the days of psyche or psyche in this area, and Saori, Sabiraki, and Wasaue in other lands.


As you can imagine, another suspicious thing is born there.


That is, what kind of god was worshiped in the rice field before the raining down and after the sunbathing was raised at the end of the rice planting?


What is the relationship between it and Mr. Sanbai, and what is being thought or understood today.


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The benefits of folklore as a nation-wide scholarship are actually taken exclusively from such places.


No matter how detailed the facts of one region are, the transition to the present cannot be understood without comparison.


Although it is an important life of our faith, many believe that the previous state was not reported in the literature, and therefore, as it was from the beginning.


It would be rather strange if there was such a culture that never changed.


Looking across the country widely, the day when the god of rice fields first descends into the rice fields is roughly divided into three streets, and there is no other in the Sanbai area of these eight prefectures that the day when the rice fields begin to be planted. Seems to be.


One difference that everyone will notice is that Oros Agel is not often mentioned in other regions.


Then, regardless of whether or not this is prepared, there is a certain day, and on that day, Tagami will not come down, so farmers hurry to make it in time.


From one end of the Kanto region to the Tohoku region, from Echigo to the Noto Peninsula, and in most of Gifu prefecture in the Chubu region, even in villages far outside Kyushu, the day when the god of farming or brewing first descends into the rice fields Is generally in the middle of February of the lunar calendar.


There is a small part at the northern end of Ou, March 16th, but then to the south it is often February 16th, and all others are a little earlier than that.


In the early morning of the day, every house beats rice cakes, and if there is no rice, even an empty mortar, or hears the sound of a mortar, and says that if the rice is gone, he can come down in a hurry. There is also a village.


Since the company day is supposed to be the day of the equinoctial week in February, or the day of the festival closest to it, it may be counted as this kind again, but from around Tokyo to nearby countries or in the direction of Keihan. In addition, there are many villages that hold rice field festivals on company days.