Gacha Gacha (6/9)Daruma, A Nation's Lucky Charm

Daruma is doll that is supposed to grant wishes. Derived from Buddhism, Daruma is steeped in Shinto tradition. Once a year, at the Jindai-ji temple near Tokyo, a fete full of food, prayer and wishes in dedicated to him. It's a chance for believers to make their wishes for the year ahead. 

Duration :

5 min

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From 21/07/2021 to 17/09/2023

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Documentaries and Reportage

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