All about Hamaya ~ Benefits, how to decorate, how to discard


Have you ever heard of HAMAYA? Many Japanese people buy this arrow-shaped lucky charm when they go to Hatsumōde 初詣 (New Year’s shrine or temple visit). The “Hamaya” is a popular item for Hatsumōde (New Year’s visit to shrines temples). Learn the legend behind it and have a happy New Year.