Shara is a country visited in Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle that worships the gods Yasha and Ashura. The statue for Yasha is enshrined at the jinja, a temple within the main city that protects the people of Shara from calamity. The statue of Ashura is kept by the Suzuran Troupe, a group of women that travels throughout the country performing acrobatics and magical tricks.
The group is divided when they arrive to this world. Syaoran, Sakura and Mokona arrive to the Yuuka district while Kurogane and Fay arrive near the Souseki temple. Syaoran, Sakura and Mokona are welcomed by the Suzuran troupe, a girl only troupe. They make circus performances but they do not admit men (which is why they have to dress up Syaoran) and they venerate the god Ashura. Fay and Kurogane stay in the Souseki temple, an all men temple, who worship the god Yasha. Once every year, when the Suzuran troupe comes back to the Yuuka district, both statues react by opening the wound in Yasha's statue, tearing blood, which also causes natural disasters. This is why both groups are in a constant conflict but the leaders, Souseki and Suzuran keep a secret love, awaiting that peace will come between those who adore both deities.
Nevertheless, the group's arrival to Shura (Shara's past) and the changes originated modifying history, cause this to change in Shara. Syaoran's words to Kumara to keep Ashura and Yasha together at their burial cause that, when the group goes back to Shara, both statues had been together since their creation, so the people in the temple and the Suzuran troupe live now in harmony. Now Souseki and Suzuran get married.
Note: When the group first arrives in the manga, Sakura and Syaoran are welcomed by the Suzuran troupe. As a welcome they celebrate drinking wine. Sakura doesn't seem to remember this next day. Also, Kurogane and Fay get the same welcoming, there are bottles scattered all over the place. Kurogane reminds him of his "getting drunk" in Ōto. They all comment about the good wine there is in Shara.
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