Omikuji Tree

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Omikuji are fortunes written on strips of paper at shrines and temples in Japan. Bad fortunes are folded up and attached to a tree or wires on the shrine grounds. In Hei-an Shrine, they are fashioned into shrubs, becoming mini omikuji trees.

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