Lion Bite For Good Luck and Happiness
A protector lion bites the head of a female visitor to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, to bring good luck and happiness.
by Bob Kerstetter
A protector lion bites the head of a female visitor to Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan.
While the lion dances after its prey to the beat of drums, its bite causes no injury. Instead, it brings good luck and happiness to its volunteer victims. This lion dances during a sakura (cherry blossom) celebration. See our article on lion dancing.
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