Winter Solstice (Touji) / The 24 Solar Terms

The Seasons of Yamato

5m 00s
Broadcast on December 26, 2021 Available until March 31, 2037

Andon-Yama Kofun Tumulus in Tenri City, where migratory birds gather, is the spot where the sun sets on the Winter Solstice. It is the season when the beginnings and ends of lives pass each other. Persimmons and mandarins ripen, foxtail grasses die, and bird's eye speedwell sprout to have lovely flowers. Death and rebirth are 2 sides of the same coin. A new year is ahead of us. What does the master of the tumulus think now?

*According to the 24 Solar Terms of Reiwa 3 and 4 (2021-22), Touji is from December 22, 2021, to January 5, 2022.

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