53 foot bronze buddha The ceremony of cleaning the image of the Great Buddha - in the Great Buddha Hall, " Daibutsu-den " of the Tôdai-ji Temple. The ceremony, "Ominugui" is performed on August of every year.
The white heron (shirasagi) dance is one thousand years old. The white faces of the dancers signify innocence, purity and gentleness. The white heron (shirasagi) dancer at Senso-ji temple, Tokyo, Japan