A Buddhist Ceremony To Say Goodbye | Nikko, Japan

 

Photographer Jasmin Gendron is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘The Last Goodbye‘.   To see Jasmin’s projects click on any image.

 

 

 

 

 

Hoji, is a Buddhist ceremony in which family members and friends get a great opportunity to express their gratitude to a deceased person. It is believed that when they pray for the happiness of that person, it eventually brings happiness to those who are still alive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

See also:

Ghost Town Ni Naru

By Jasmin Gendron

 

 

 

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