Household Buddhist altars that is called Butsudan in Japanese.

About Household Buddhist altars that is called Butsudan in Japanese.

Butsudan are household Buddhsit altars . They are box-like cabinets with double-leaf doors . The paintings, and various altar goods such as candlesticks, incense burners, flower vases and platforms.Butsudan were originally for holding the statutes of Buddha. Today they are used as a place to holding the statutes of Buddha. Today they are used as a place to commemorate the spirits of deceased ancestors . People pray in front of Butsudan while burning incense.