On the night of January 14, 2024, a ''naked dance'' in which men and boys wearing lower sashes slammed their bodies into each other as they vowed their devotion to Buddha took place at Hokaiji Temple in Hino, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City. For the first time in four years, chants of ''chorai'' echoed through the shrine grounds after the festival was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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