The Toro Nagashi Lantern Floating Ceremony in Seattle, Washington. “From Hiroshima To Hope” is held in remembrance of atomic bomb victims on the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. The ceremony, organized by a collation of peace, religious, civil liberties and cultural heritage organizations, honors victims of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and all victims of violence. It is an adaptation of an ancient Japanese Buddhist ritual, the Toro Nagashi, in which...
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