Pulling Of The Wood During The Okihiki-Gyoji Festival

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People in traditional dress pull wood along the Isuzu River to the... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Biggest,Ceremony,Cultures,Dress,Holiday - Event,Human Interest,Ise - Mie,Ise Grand Shrine,Japan,Mie Prefecture,People,Pulling,Religion,Shinto,ShrinePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2006 Getty ImagesISE, JAPAN - JULY 23: People in traditional dress pull wood along the Isuzu River to the Inner Shrine of Japan's biggest shrine ?Ise Jingu? during the 62nd Okihiki-Gyoji ceremony on July 23, 2006 in Ise, Mie Prefecture, Japan. The Okihiki-Gyoji ceremony is conducted every 20 years for the last 1300 years and involves the shrines of Ise Jingu being moved and reconstructed and is called the Sengu, it is believed that by performing the Sengu the Japanese people will have their blessings renewed. (Photo by Junko Kimura/Getty Images)