Penis festival: Dozens come to worship a gigantic wooden phallus in Japan

Dozens of people celebrated the Konsei Festival in the Osawa hot springs in Hanamaki on Sunday. Local men carried the big wooden deity, also referred to as the “Konsei-sama”, to the rhythm of traditional music. According to local believes the ritual brings fertility and safe births.

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