節分/Traditional End of Seasons

節分は、雑節の一つで、各季節の始まりの日(立春・立夏・立秋・立冬)の前日のこと。節分とは「季節を分ける」ことをも意味している。江戸時代以降は特に立春(毎年2月4日ごろ)の前日を指す場合が多い。

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