On the night of October 12, 2023, a trial lighting ceremony was held at Torin-in Temple, the sub-temple of Myoshin-ji Temple in Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City, for a special nighttime viewing, ''A Society to Get Closer to the Bonto Lights.'' In the grounds of a Zen temple where the sounds of insects echoed, candle flames flickered in the cool breeze.

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