"Nigatsudo" Nara, Japan

"Nigatsudo" Nara, Japan

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The history of Nigatsu-do dates back to 752 during the Nara Period. It is particularly associated with the Omizutori ("drawing water") ceremony believed to have been started by the monk Jitchu in 760 as a repentance service to the Boddhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Eleven Headed Kannon). The practice was initially known as Shuni-e (修二会).