Posts tagged with "fragment of japan"



TANABATA on 7 July is my favourite Japanese traditional festival since I was a child, with a romantic creative ritual. This is the day to let our wishes seen by the shining stats in the fresh summer sky….

The month of Sakura, the month of re-birth. I share what our Buddhist priest said to me.

Creating HAIKU poems is simply to be in the now, connect with our inner and outer world and express what we see, how we feel.

KIKUBARI is the Japanese word for the art of attention. Azumi explains what is the beauty of this word and act, which is distributed worldwide through Rituals magazines at their stores.

"Japanese art" - I guess the first thing comes to your mind would be the famous woodblock prints of "Ukiyoe" "Painting of Floating World" of Hokusai or Hiroshige. Van Gogh and Monet were those who were mesmerised by the woodblock prints. There are incredible collectors and researchers in Europe. On the other hands, more traditional form, Byobu - Japanese Screens are less widely known but these are the art where the Japanese love affair with the nature can be seen and felt....