The Wakakusa Yamayaki is a yearly celebration amid which the grass on the slope of Nara's Mount Wakakusayama is determined to flame. The mountain is situated at the eastern end of Nara Park, and when it is set land it can be seen all through the city. The consuming of the mountain itself is gone before by a firecrackers show. The celebration happens each year on the fourth Saturday of January, yet might be postponed to a later date if there should be an occurrence of awful weather.
Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple and Kasuga Shrine are altogether required with the services of the celebration. The Wakakusa Yamayaki has been occurring for a long time and its exact causes are hazy. One hypothesis guarantees that the consuming of the mountainside started amid limit clashes between Nara's awesome sanctuaries, while another cases the flames were utilized to head out wild boars. The celebration formally starts at twelve, after which an assortment of minor occasions happen around the base of Wakakusayama.
The most fascinating minor fascination is a tossing rivalry of mammoth rice wafers sembei that happens from 12:30 to 15:00. Voyagers will perceive the sembei as goliath adaptations of the rice saltines that are at a bargain all through Nara Park as nourishment for the wild deer. Around 17:00, a parade of individuals associated with lighting the mountain ablaze withdraws from the Tobino zone of Kasuga Taisha towards the mountain, making a stop at the Mizuya Shrine en route keeping in mind the end goal to light the lights. Around 17:30, the parade touches base at the base of Wakakusayama where a few hundred observers have effectively assembled, and a huge blaze is lit part far up the mountainside, simply past the boundary limiting access to the general population.