Japanese Shrine How to Pray
As described below is how you should pray at the Japanese Shrine or Temple.
- Take off your hat or cap
- Throw your coin in to offertory box
There is no specific amount of coin you should throw. Heart is important, not the amount.
- Ring the bell (if there is any)
You should ring the bell when it place at the shrine. The sound of the bell call God into the shrine.
Two Bowings, Two Claps, and One Bowing
- Make two bowings.
- Make your wish in your heart.
- Clap twice.
- Make one more deep bowing.