• messenger
  • Domande e Risposte
  • Contattaci
  • Cerca

SOTOZEN.COM > Archivio > Glossario (Inglese) > annual memorial

Glossario (Inglese)


annual memorial (nenki 年忌)

Literally, "annual" (nen 年) "mourning" (ki 忌). The anniversary of the day of death of a parent or ancestor, upon which offerings to the ancestral spirit are made. Also called "main memorial" (shōki 正忌), to distinguish it from monthly memorials (gakki 月忌). →"memorial."