Articles about 'Nanakusa nu sekku - Seven Herbs Festival'
January 8th, 2006
Nanakusa no sekku (七草の節句) is the Seven Herbs Festival that takes place on January 7th in Japan. It’s customary to eat Nanakusa Gayu, a rice gruel with 7 herbs (nanakusa) for longevity and health. The custom dates back as far as the 9th century and has its roots in ancient Chinese traditions. ...