Awaji 1990 Revival of the Sanbasō Jiutai Ritual

This ritual performance of the Song of Sanbasō took place on the ground of the Sanjō Ōmidō Hachiman Daibosatsu shrine in Mihara-chō. This shrine was the religious center for the puppet tradition from the early Tokugawa period on through the early 20th century.

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Slideshow of 1990 performance of
Song of Sanbasō (Sanbasō jiutai)
GloPAD series 149


The Sanjō Ōmidō Hachiman shrine houses statues of the mythical progenitors of the tradition: Dokumbō, Hyakudayū, and the kami Ebisu. 


The shrine grounds today and in the 1930s: 


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