A giant kagami-mochi, the same size as the mochi used at the "Godairiki Sonnin Noue" held on February 23, 2024, at Daigoji Temple (Fushimi Ward, Kyoto City). On February 10th, the monk appeared in the lobby of Hotel Granvia Kyoto in Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City, and a monk dressed as a mountain monk performed an initiation ceremony.

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