National Geographic : 1911 Nov
974 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE A SHINTO PROCESSION IN KYOTO The marching ceremonies of the lower class of Shintoists suggest to the tourist the clown part of a circus street parade, so grotesque is the appearance of many of those taking part. It is possible that the display is most impressive to the faithful, but it conveys no religious significance to others. A PILGRIM AT THE TEMPLE This pilgrim has visited the shrine in the Temple, and is now ready to depart on his long tramp to the place he must visit to make his next sacrifice. The " water lantern," so-called, at the left of the pilgrim, is the most graceful in outline of all the Japanese stone lanterns.