Obon days

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Tomorrow-- tomorrow is the thirteenth, is it? In Japan tomorrow is-- tomorrow-- 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th-- is Obon -- Obon days. We say Obon. At some place, we observe it July 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th. Thirteenth is the-- thirteenth-- [on the] evening of the thirteenth, old souls are supposed to visit their family-- old family. And 16th is the day old souls leave their old family. Why we observe two months? Before we observe it in the moon-- by the moon calendar [July], but recently we observe it by ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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