|4342 (2009) Dodang-je Ceremony
of the "Samgak Dodang-ji" San-shin Shrine
Held at the Shamanic Mountain-spirit Altar on the east side of Seoul's Three-Horns Mountain
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|Promotional banner at the entrance to Choga-jip [Mother-in-Law's House] Restaurant compound, in back of which is the ancient shrine.
|They then parade, very slowly, the 15 meters from the gut-dang over to the
The two elder male officiants carry the sacred boughs with eyers closed while chanting
an invocation of the mountain-spirit, shaking them rhythmically to demonstrate the
|political & social leaders bow to the Samgak-san Sanshin
|Myself with (L to R) National Assembly Representative for this District Chung Yang-seok, Gangbuk-gu's spirited Mayor Kim
Hyun-pung, and Cha Seung-hyeon, the owner of the Choga-jip & this altar/shrine and founder/chairman of the association.
|Mr. Cha is always honored as the first speaker
|my turn to speak about the same
|We play a kind of fortune-telling game with initial letters, to determine the rank-order of the officiants of next year's ceremony.