English Ver.

節分

Setsubun

February 3rd is “Setsubun”. You can throw and scatter beans while saying “Oniwa-soto, Fukuwa-uchi!” which means “Get goblins out of the house! Invite happiness into the home!”
It’s wished for the safety of a family by expelling bad things and making them go outside, while happiness and fortune can come inside. People usually use roasted beans most of the time. Sparrows and pigeons eat these beans outside the next morning cutely. A record says the first year that this event was done in 1425. People got used to eating the beans each year during the Edo era. It is known to protect you against danger. Ehomaki”, is a rolled sushi that is becoming popular to people.

2月3日は「節分」です。
「鬼は外、福は内」と言いながら豆をまきます。

家内安全を願って、悪いものは外へ追い出し、
福を迎えようということです。
豆は炒った大豆がよく使われます。
次の日の朝、外へまいた豆をすずめや鳩が
食べている様子が可愛らしいです。
最初に豆まきが行われたのが1425年という
記録が残っています。
江戸時代には年の数だけ豆を食べるという
習慣ができました。
そうすると厄よけになると言われています。
最近は「恵方巻き」という巻き寿司を食べることが
流行っています。

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