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8 of Japan's most bizarre superstitions

Easyvoyage Logo By Alex Walker of Easyvoyage | Slide 1 of 8: One Buddhist funeral rite consists of placing a bowl of rice topped off with chopsticks on top of the altar. Doing this in Japan is supposed to attract a whole host of demons.

Putting chopsticks on top of your rice

One Buddhist funeral rite consists of placing a bowl of rice topped off with chopsticks on top of the altar. Doing this in Japan is supposed to attract a whole host of demons.
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