Grieving and Healing at the To-Kae Lantern Festival in Nara During Obon

Now I know why I was having dreams of my late sister, mother and father so much recently.┬áIt was Obon time in Japan, the Buddhist holiday equivalent of Halloween in the United States or Day of the Dead in Mexico. It's believed that each year during Obon, the spirits of ancestors return to this world … Continue reading Grieving and Healing at the To-Kae Lantern Festival in Nara During Obon