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Men Reach for Sacred Wood at 'Naked Festival'


Offbeat  (tags: humor, odd, culture, festival, Okayama, Japan, naked, fundoshi, sacred, temple, Seidaiji Templeunusual )

Naoko
- 1277 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
About 9,000 men dressed in nothing but white "fundoshi" (loin cloths) gathered Saturday in the city of Okayama for an offbeat competition to chase after two sacred sticks thrown by a monk.



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Comments

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Monday February 21, 2011, 12:06 am
Thanks Naoko
 

Bon L. (0)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 5:05 am
Thanks for the info.
 

Joyce S. (10)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 9:30 am
Huh. Thanks
 

Karen E. (0)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 1:16 pm
ok, that's pretty stupid I think
 

Paul Elder (3)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 1:35 pm
OKAY
 

Judith H. (27)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 1:47 pm
had to read the headline twice, thought something nasty lol
 

C. G. (1)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 2:12 pm
lol
 

Liev Black (4)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 6:02 pm
Ha! Love the title :)
 

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Tuesday February 22, 2011, 10:14 pm
Crazy and stupid
 

KrassiAWAY B. (175)
Monday February 28, 2011, 9:57 am
Noted with thanks.
 
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