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Harikuyo: Festival of Broken Needles (Feb 8)

At the heart of any kind of happy and balanced life, lies an awareness of all the things we are grateful for. So I was delighted this week to discover the Japanese celebration of ‘Harikuyo’ or The Festival of Broken Needles, as celebrated on February 8th. On this day, Japanese women gather at Shinto shrines … Continue reading