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Kawasaki commemorates those lost on 3/11

Mar 6, 2014

Kawasaki commemorates those lost on 3/11

by Sang Woo Kim

Toro Nagashi, or “lantern floating” is a traditional custom involving the release of candlelit paper lanterns into a river to symbolize the guiding of the souls of the deceased toward peace. This is usually done in late summer, during the Bon Festival, which celebrates ...