The Emperor's Majesty, a ceremony to send messengers to Ise Shrine, November 8, 12:19
On the 8th, the Emperor attended a ceremony to send an messenger to the Ise Jingu Shrine in order to tell the Ise Jingu that the Daijosai will be held.
The Emperor was dressed in “Ohki Naogi,” the emperor ’s costume, at 10:00 am on the 8th, and entered the “bamboo space” of the Imperial Palace and Palace under the leadership of the officials of the Imperial Household Agency.
And the “Osamu” written in ancient Japanese words that the Otsuki Festival was held was given to the messenger to Ise Jingu through the Secretary of the Imperial Household Agency.
The Emperor then said, “Frequently waited,” and the messenger left with an offering to Ise Shrine.
The main ritual of the Daegu Festival is the Daijokyu Ritual, which takes place from the 14th to the 15th of this month in the building called the “Okuma Shrine” set up in the Imperial Palace, East Gyoen.
The emperor's messenger is to read the “festivities” at the outer shrine and the inner shrine of Ise Jingu Shrine before the 14th of this month's “Otsugu Shrine”, and tell them that the ceremony will be held.