Sunday, March 18, 2007

Japan's "naked man" festival

Sorry, ladies. They're only naked from the waist up.

The photo below is from the Hadaka Matsuri (literally "Naked Festival") in Inazawa, Aichi Prefecture. The guys are all jostling to touch a holy man said to bestow good luck and drive away evil spirits.

The "Naked Festival" in full sway in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

—Mellow Monk

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