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Hadaka Matsuri “Naked” Festival Photos

31 August 2009 7 Comments
 

Japan has a lot of weird celebration events. One of them is Hadaka Matsuri or well known as “The Naked” Festival. The Hadaka Matsuri is about purifying the soul, but most people remember it because of what the men wear: Fundoshi, or traditional Japanese laincloths. The event is particularly famous because there is one completely naked man hidden in and among a crowd of 10000 men. Shinto tradition has it that the naked man absorbs all bad luck and evil deeds from the men who touch him. Below are the photos of the Hadaka Matsuri event in Japan.

Hadaka Matsuri Candle
Hadaka Matsuri Old Men
Hadaka Matsuri Men Monkey
Hadaka Matsuri Beach
Matsuri Tarzan
Matsuri Flasher
Hadaka Gaijin
Hadaka Matsuri Ass
Matsuri Ocean
Matsuri Gathering
Matsuri Kid Waves
Matsuri Mud
Hadaka Matsuri Temple
Hadaka Matsuri Girls
Matsuri Pole
Matsuri Lifting
Hadaka Matsuri Women
Matsuri Tough
Matsuri Kids Boys
Hadaka Temple
Image Resources: Flickr

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