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A Shrine priest pours Japanese sake on the sacred rock as a part of... News PhotoCultures,Human Interest,Japan,Matsuri,Pouring,Priest,Safety,Saki,Sea,Shimenawa,Shimonoseki,Shinto,Shinto Priest,Shrine,Spirituality,VerticalPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2012 The Asahi ShimbunSHIMONOSEKI, JAPAN - DECEMBER 10: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) A Shrine priest pours Japanese sake on the sacred rock as a part of Shimenawa matsuri, traditional ritual carried out on the shore of Shimonoseki in hope of good catch and safety at sea on December 10, 2012 in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, Japan. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)