A time to peacefully pray for happiness in the next world with those close to us We help you spend these important moments recalling memories of the deceased.
This is a meaningful time to gather together family and people with close ties to look back and think of the deceased and the changing seasons with the slow-moving Sagae River before you. Tamaki cordially offers assistance through devoted service and thoughtfully created dishes.
Buddhist memorial dishes prepared with select seasonal ingredients
The passage of time, the passage of life. We carefully arrange the gifts of nature and serve them with excellent sake representative of Yamagata that have been nurtured by the four seasons. The blessings of nature pave the way for memories of the deceased.
Use of the large hall
We provide a place to welcome guests who have ties to the deceased. Our large event room can accommodate up to 200 guests. Tables and Western-style seating are also available.
Schedule leading up to the memorial service
The following is a simple explanation of the schedule leading up to the memorial service, including preparations to be made. Please use it as a reference.
Sake and beverages
We have an array of beverages, including local sake, local beers, and wine produced in the prefecture. Try our aged Tamaki Original Yamabudo Eki (wild grape wine) as an aperitif to further enhance the flavor of the cuisine.
- Takagi BreweryJuyondai Honmaru, Juyondai Tatsu no Otoshigo
- Dewazakura Sake BreweryYukimanman Daiginjo, Ichiro Junmai Daiginjo
- Gassan Sake BreweryHitokoe, Tamaki Original Junmai Sake
- Chiyokotobuki Toraya BreweryJunmai Ginjo, Tamaki Original Shochu
- Tamaki OriginalYamabudo Eki, Kokuwashu, Matatabishu, Umeshu, Nanakamadoshu, Mamushishu
Group shuttle bus
A shuttle bus is available by request for groups arriving for various events, such as dinner parties, Buddhist memorials, and weddings. Feel free to request the shuttle bus when making a reservation.
Trivia about Buddhist memorial services
The memorial service for the dead called a 'hoyo' is a Buddhist ceremony in which the bereaved family prays for the repose of the deceased's soul, while 'hoji' includes up until the dinner after the hoyo. A hoyo is held to remember the deceased and pray for his or her soul, and there are hoyo memorial services held every 7 days after death up until the 49th day, as well as anniversary hoyo services held on the 1st, 2nd, 7th, 13th anniversaries, and so on.
Originally, the hoyo held on the 7th day after death was the sho-nanoka hoyo, but recently it has generally come to be held after the funeral/farewell service.
Hoyo up until the 49th day
In Buddhism, it is believed that when a person dies, every 7 days the deeds that the dead committed in their lifetime are examined by the judge of the afterlife in 7 trials, and at the 7th trial (49th day) the judgment is handed down. These 49 days are considered a period of mourning and are viewed as particularly important days within the 'kinichi hoyo' (days after death). Lately, few people observe hoyo every 7 days (14–42 days), but even now family gather on the 49th-day hoyo and carry out the hoji.
|Sho-nanoka||7th day, including day of death|
|Futa-nanoka||14th day, including day of death|
|Mi-nanoka||21st day, including day of death|
|Yo-nanoka||28th day, including day of death|
|Itsu-nanoka||35th day, including day of death|
|Mu-nanoka||42nd day, including day of death|
|Nana-nanoka||49th day, including day of death|
|Hyakkanichi||100th day, including day of death|
Nenki hoyo (anniversary hoyo)
One year after death is the 1st anniversary (isshuki), and 2 years after death is the 2nd anniversary (san-kaiki). These two anniversaries are considered particularly important hoyo after the 49th-day hoyo.
Shotsukimeinichi (anniversary of death)
The anniversary of death the year following a person's passing is the 1st anniversary (isshuki), and a full 2 years after death is the 2nd anniversary (san-kaiki). Thereafter, the anniversaries are the nana-kaiki (6th anniversary), jusan-kaiki (12th anniversary), junana-kaiki (16th anniversary), nijusan-kaiki (22nd anniversary), nijunana-kaiki (26th anniversary), sanjusan-kaiki (32nd anniversary), goju-kaiki (49th anniversary), and hyakkaiki (99th anniversary).
|Isshuki||1 full year after day of death|
|San-kaiki||2 full years after day of death|
|Nana-kaiki||6 full years after day of death|
|Jusan-kaiki||12 full years after day of death|
|Junana-kaiki||16 full years after day of death|
|Nijusan-kaiki||22 full years after day of death|
|Nijunana-kaiki||26 full years after day of death|
|Sanjusan-kaiki||32 full years after day of death|
|Sanjunana-kaiki||36 full years after day of death|
|Yonjusan-kaiki||42 full years after day of death|
|Yonjunana-kaiki||46 full years after day of death|
|Goju-kaiki||49 full years after day of death|
|Hyakkaiki||99 full years after day of death|