||On January 8, Our Japanese Language school held the program "Mochitsuki" at the Sangha Hall of the SACBC.
pounding (mochitsuki) is a long Japanese year-end tradition.
a New Year by decorating mochi in disk-like flat circle. We call it 'kagami-mochi'
meanning a mirror-rice-cake. Originally the mirror represented the Shinto Goddess
Amaterasu omikami, the Sun Goddess.
are courtesy of Yuki Miller(SACBC Japanese Language School)