Nanakusagayukai-seven herbs porridge-

“Food of prayer” continuing from long ago


Every January 7th. A lot of people gather in the precincts of Sozenji before the sky brightens. Their purpose is “seven herbs porridge”. There are also a lot of coverage of TV programs and newspapers. On this day there is a legend that if you eat porridge with “seven herbs of spring” it will not be all sick, many believers eat it. Everyone who visits can eat free of charge. At the same time, there are also many people asking prayers that wishes will come true (fee).

place Sozenji
Address 2chome Kawauchi cho Kiryu shi 651
Due date January 7th every year from 6:00 to 8:00

porridge· · free

Prayer (prayer bill, demon arrow, seven herb rice porridge) · · 3,000 yen

Organizer Sozenji
Transportation About 15 minutes by car from Kiryu Station of JR Ryomo Line

Kiryu City Tourism Exchange Section

Telephone: 0277 (46) 1111 Extension line 566


Phone: 0277 (65) 9422

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