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A monk traveling around Japan to dedicate sutras heads for Kawachi Province.
森茂好
At Tatsuta River he meets a shrine maiden, who tells him what is said about Tatsuta Myōjin Shrine and prays with him.
金春信高、森茂好
Holding sakaki leaves and pulling her hem beautifully, the shrine maiden goes around the halls with the traveling monk.
金春信高
The shrine maiden appears as the goddess Tatsuta Myōjin and relates stories on matters such as engi, the Buddhist doctrine of dependent origination, or causation.
近藤乾之助
A kagura dance, holding a white hei wand.
梅若万三郎
The goddess dances until dawn.
坂真太郎
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Photo: TOSHIRO MORITA

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