Question of the week: Why are Japanese communities celebrating Obon?

Q: Why are Japanese communities around the world celebrating Obon? 
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The IFLC would like to help foster our understanding of one another by using our newsletter as a forum for you to ask these questions. We want to share your questions anonymously within the framework of our newsletter where religious leaders from these diverse faith communities will provide answers to them. We welcome the opportunity to learn together!

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Photo by: By MIKI Yoshihito from Sapporo City,Hokkaido., JAPAN (The bon dance.) [CC BY 2.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons