Trivia Trap

Spirit World – Answers and winner

This Trivia Trap is over!

The winner for this round is Anna Miketinas. Anna, please e-mail us at goodmorningaomori@gmail.com to redeem your prize.

Runner ups: Tony Nelson and Alexandra Brueckner

The answers for the trivia are listed below:

In Aomori there is a mountain famous for being Japan’s portal to hell. This mountain is known as one of the three most sacred mountains in Japan. Multiple times throughout the year, blind female shamans summit the mountain to perform a special ritual. During this ritual, spirits of the deceased can speak through the blind shamans, using their voice to contact the living.

The Questions and Answers:

  1. What are the three sacred mountains in Japan? Osorezan, Hieizan, Koyasan
  2. What are the blind female shamans called? Itako
  3. What is the name of the ritual the blind female shamans perform? Kuchiyose

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Welcome to the Halloween edition of Trivia Trap, your monthly chance to learn about your community and win prizes at the same time.

This week’s prize will be the winner’s choice between a $10 Starbucks Gift Card and a hand-painted Aomori Apple Mug.

So let’s begin:

In Aomori there is a mountain famous for being Japan’s portal to hell. This mountain is known as one of the three most sacred mountains in Japan. Multiple times throughout the year, blind female shamans summit the mountain to perform a special ritual. During this ritual, spirits of the deceased can speak through the blind shamans, using their voice to contact the living.

The Trivia Trap:

  1. What are the three sacred mountains in Japan?
  2. What are the blind female shamans called?
  3. What is the name of the ritual the blind female shamans perform?

Please e-mail your answers along with your name to goodmorningaomori@gmail.com by this Friday, 4:30 PM. Use any means to find your answers. You have to answer all questions correctly to win!

Participants who get the correct answer will be put in a drawing and one winner will be randomly selected.

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2 thoughts on “Spirit World – Answers and winner

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