[Oonoya of Memorial Art Co., Ltd.]
Announcement of results of attitude survey on “Buddhist Altar”

Memorial Art Onoya Announcement of the results of a survey on “Buddhist altars” -More than 80% of teenagers who have joined hands with Buddhist altars answered that they need “altars” or “substitutes for altars” …………………………………………………………………………………………… In Onoya (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, President and Representative Director Minoru Okuda, hereinafter referred to as Onoya), Memorial Art Co., Ltd., a comprehensive Buddhist service, in addition to graves, funerals and Buddhist altars, Buddhist manners and seasonal events We support everyone’s feelings of recuperation in various scenes from the beginning to the end, and respond to inquiries. At Onoya, from July 5, 2019 to July 13, 2019, we conducted a survey on awareness of “Buddhist altar” for men and women nationwide and compiled the survey results.

◎ Survey target: Men and women over teens ◎ Number of respondents: 3,812 ◎ Survey period: July 5, 2019-July 13, 2019 ◎ Survey method: Internet survey ==========================================
[Summary of survey results]

■ 84% (-Q1) of people who have already put their hands on the Buddhist altar
■ The number of “parents” who purchased home Buddhist altars was the highest at 20%. In the 70’s, “I” was a prominent 29% (-Q3)
■ 3% (-Q5) of people who have brought Buddhist altars to elderly facilities such as nursing homes and nursing homes
■ 48% of the parents who taught me how to visit the Buddhist altars are the most common. In the teens, “Grandparents” accounted for 35% compared to other generations (-Q6)
■ A majority of people in their 60s and 70s answered that they had a space for recuperation at home (-Q7)
■ A majority of teenagers responded that they need “Buddhist altar” or “Replacement for Buddhist altar” in their home (-Q8) ========================================== Q1. Do you have any experience of working with Buddhist altars (single answer)? When asked if there is an experience to join the Buddhist altars, “Yes” is 84% ​​of the total, “No (as an experience)” is 9%, “No (for religious reasons)” is 7 % Result. By age, the largest percentage of “A” is in the teens and 70s, while the lowest is in the 30s.
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Q2. Is there a Buddhist altar in your home? (Single response) When asked if there was a Buddhist altar in the house, 37% answered “Yes”, 7% said “I did not have it in the past”, and 56% said “No”. ¡By age group, the 70s had a high result with 62% being “Aru”. Although the total of “Yes” and “None now but in the past” was less than the majority of 44%, “Yes” and “None now but in the past” in the 60s and 70s The total accounted for the majority, and the results showed a marked difference in age.
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Q3. Who purchased the Buddhist altar in your home? (Single response) According to someone who purchased the Buddhist altars in their homes, “parents” accounted for the most at 20%, “self” at 11%, and “grandparents” at 6%. ¡By age group, “I” was a prominent 29% for over 70s.
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Q4. Do you have any problems with the Buddhist altar in your house? (Multiple answers) When asked if there are any worries about the Buddhist altars in their homes, the most common answer was “I have a Buddhist altar but I have no worries” at 16%, “How to clean up” 8%, “There are no people to succeed the Buddhist altars” The result was 6%. * Yellow is 1st, Yellow Green is 2nd, Orange is 3rd
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Q5. Have you ever brought Buddhist altars to nursing care facilities or nursing homes, or have you considered bringing them in? (Single response) When asked if they have brought in or have considered bringing in altar facilities such as nursing homes or nursing homes, 33% have the most results have become. Overall, few people have considered bringing in a Buddhist altar, and only 3% of people have brought in the Buddhist altar as it is or downsized.
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Q6. Who gave me information on how to maintain and manage the Buddhist altars? (Multiple answers) When asked who gave us information on how to maintain and manage the Buddhist altars, “Parents” was the most frequent at 48%, “Grandparents” at 13%, and “Magazines / Books” at 9%. It was. ”Although the number of“ parents ”was the highest in all ages, 35% of teenagers and 24% of 20s chose“ Grandparents ”, which was significantly higher than other generations.
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Q7.Is there any space for your house instead of Buddhist altars? (Example: Equipped with remains, remains, and flowers on a table or shelf) When asked if there is a place for a Buddhist altar in the house, “No (no Buddhist altar)” was the most common at 54%, followed by “No (with altar)” at 25%, and “Yes” at 17% The following result. By age, we found that there are many people who have some kind of recreation space at home, such as the majority of “Yes” and “No (with Buddhist altars)” in the 60s and 70s and over.
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Q8. Do you think a Buddhist altar is necessary for your residence? When asked if they think a Buddhist altar is necessary for their homes, “No need” is the most common at 50%, “I think it is necessary” is 27%, “Although it is necessary, other things can be used instead of the altar” 24 It became result that continued in%. ¡By age group, “I think it is necessary” in the 70s showed a prominent 47%. In addition to those in their 50s and 60s, even in their teens, the sum of “I think it is necessary” and “Necessary, but other things that can be used in place of the Buddhist altars” account for the majority, so young people can also take home The results show that the emphasis is placed on creating a space.
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============================================== ≪Summary of survey results ~ Comment by Ono Buddhist adviser Goro Kawashima ~ ≫
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There are many people who come together at the altar in the home or relative’s house as the time of the equinox approaches. This time, we conducted a questionnaire about “Buddhist altar”. Until now, 84% of people have joined hands on the altar, and we found that the act of joining hands on the altar is an activity that many people are experiencing, except for religious reasons. On the other hand, 63% of respondents answered that they do not have a Buddhist altar at home. However, the majority of the people who think that Buddhist altars or a place to replace Buddhist altars are needed in their teens revealed a high level of interest in young people. Also, since teenagers accounted for the majority of information about practices and maintenance management, not only grandparents but also parents, the feelings of recuperation were passed on from the upper generation to the child generation. I can ask you to be there. In recent years, housing conditions have changed, and customers are saying that traditional Buddhist altars cannot be placed due to reasons such as “no Japanese-style room” and “no room”. In addition, there is an increasing number of requests for bringing in Buddhist altars when moving into elderly facilities, as well as consultations regarding replacement and purchase of Buddhist altars and renovations. Because there are a certain number of people who do not know that Buddhist altars can be brought into elderly facilities and that they can be remodeled, the need for small Buddhist altars that can save space includes potential ones. High and expected to increase in the future. Onoya is developing various services related to Buddhist altars, such as selling small Buddhist altars and renovating Buddhist altars. If you have any questions about the Buddhist altar, please feel free to contact us. Onoya’s Buddhist altar related service site (URL: http://www.ohnoya-buddhist.com/services/?utm_source=press&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=1920) ============================================== Memorial Art Onoya was established in 1939 as a stone store for 80 years, We offer comprehensive services related to Buddhist affairs, such as funerals, graves, hand-holding services, and free Buddhist consultations. Homepage http://www.ohnoya.co.jp/?utm_source=press&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=1920 Facebook http://www.facebook.com/ohnoya


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