Can we embrace things as they are?
By embracing anything in life, without giving any judgement to it, we give compassion to our very self, we can become more creative and make a wiser choice for our action from the space of peace and love.

ONLINE EVENT -  Wed 21 April - Philosophy in a Tea Cup - an ancient art of Japanese tea ceremony
Join me Wed 21 March 19:00 (CET) | Online Event | Azumi's talk on "Philosophy in a Tea Cup- an ancient art of Japanese tea ceremony. In collaboration with UK based "LEVEL", I’m pleased to give a series of talks uncovering what’s beneath Japanese culture, art, philosophy, and bring you new insights and inspiration!

ONLINE EVENT -  Wed 17 March - What's on the Menu? The Cultural Meaning and Principles of Japanese Cuisine
Join me Wed 17 March 19:00 (CET) | Online Event | Azumi's talk on "What's on the Menu? The Cultural Meaning and Principles of Japanese Cuisine." In collaboration with UK based "LEVEL", I’m pleased to give a series of talks uncovering what’s beneath Japanese culture, art, philosophy, and bring you new insights and inspiration!

WAY OF TEA - The Ritual of Silence
Japanese Tea Ceremony, (茶道) Way of Tea is a cultural, spiritual and social activity practiced in Japan, based on the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. It is not just about making this special tea. It is a practice and discipline to quiet our minds, empty our thoughts, totally be in the present moment to appreciate the time and space.

ONLINE EVENT -  Wed 17 Feb - KIMONO UNCOVERED
Join me Wed 17 Feb 19:00 (CET) | Online Talk | KIMONO UNCOVERED - Japanese women’s Kimono, an expression of status, duty, cultural values and fashion- In collaboration with UK based "LEVEL", I’m pleased to give a series of talks uncovering what’s beneath Japanese culture, art, philosophy, and bring you new insights and inspiration!

Learn the true essence of Japanese Culture, Philosophy and Spirituality
Zoom? Teams? I deliver a virtual talk. Meet me Online from your Home with your team. Simply discover the essence of Japanese Culture, Philosophy & Spirituality.

Wa 和 Harmony is the aesthetic and core value that drives Japanese people, embedded deep down in our subconscious mind. Harmony with people, nature, season and the life force energy....

Azumi's Haiku poem made a debut in the US! "Grace in the Dark" with the Dutch landscape of Bussum became as a range of products at JusFloCo, a young American online boutique offering sleek lifestyle products with a spiritual message.

What "Shadow" means to you? In western culture, the word "Shadow" has a negative connotation. In Japanese, the Shadow, KAGE (影, 陰) gives a slightly different sensation. KAGE 影 plays an important role in WABI SABI aesthetics...

What is KIKUBARI? KIKUBARI is the Japanese word that describes the art of attention. It is an act of compassion and love from our heart..... Azumi explain the beauty of KIKUBARI and her contribution to the Dutch company RITUALS...

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