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Ceremonial Sake Set

三三九度 (Sansankudo)


The Japanese ritual of "san-san-kudo", the three by three exchange is rich with meaning. It is performed by the bride and groom and both sets of parents; each person takes 3 sips of sake from each of 3 cups. The first 3 represent three couples, the bride and groom, and their parents. The second 3 represent three human flaws: hatred, passion, and ignorance. "Ku", or 9 is a lucky number in Japanese culture. And "do" means deliverance from the three flaws. See "Japanese Wedding Traditions and Customs". beau coup. Retrieved 2014-12-11.

Sake Set: 1 bottle w/spout, 2 flat cup, Made In Japan, Suizan Kiln, Hand Painted



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