【When to Replace an Old OMAMORI with New Ones】

  • When a wish comes true
  • One year from the day you received the current one (In Japan, it is believed that the blessings disappear after a year)
    ⇒You can apply for a new OMAMORI here

【What to Do with an Old OMAMORI after Replacement】

  • In Japan, a custom is to return an old OMAMORI to a temple or shrine to have it burned in a ritual fire (Otakiage).
    If you return (mail) your OMAMORI to us, OMAMORI “Kyoto” DRAGON BLESSING, we will burn it in a ritual fire with gratitude at Nyoisan Touji-ji Temple of Koyasan Shingon Sect.
    *Please note that the customer will bear the shipping costs
    *After applying several times, you may return (or mail) several items to us for Otakiage when the number of items reaches a certain number.
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  • ★Example of Return (Mailing) Shipping Costs★

    *In the case of return of a OMAMORI to bring with you (Please check with each post office when returning multiple items at the same time.)
    *Please use the address sticker enclosed with your OMAMORI delivery for your return address and other information.
    U.S⇒Japan(USPS, within 56.7g):$2.62
    Canada⇒Japan(Canada Post, within 30g):$2.71
    France⇒Japan(La Poste, within 50g):$1.89
    Australia⇒Japan(AustraliaPost, within 50g):$1.95
    Thailand⇒Japan(Thailand Post, within 30g):$1.01 *As of Dec. 2022