Japanese kaiseki dining is an experience of mindfulness bliss to feast upon not just food but beauty and sensuous joy.
Month: September 2020
The Beauty of Japanese Kaiseki Dining at Osaka’s Umehana Restaurant
Kaiseki at Umehana Restaurant, Osaka, Japan.
Onsen and Haiku at Hotel Nagisaya in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan – Haibun
Haiku is interwoven with prose and photographs of the onsen and hotel Nagisaya in Japan to become a haibun.
熊野古道 Kumano Kodō: 熊野神倉神社 Kumano Kamikura Jinja Shinto Shrine in Photographs
My Pilgrimage on Japan's Kumano 熊野古道 Kodo with Sensei continues by climing to Kumano Kamikura Jinja 熊野神倉神社 where the Gods originally descended to Mt. Gongen and inhabited the rocks.
The Teahouse of the August Moon Revisited
Well! It's quite an accomplishment to wean myself off social media for the most part. It was even more life-changing to be off the internet and having no high-speed phone service for six days while at Venice Beach, Florida recently. I barely want to get on the computer these days, as being hooked up to … Continue reading The Teahouse of the August Moon Revisited
熊野古道 Kumano Kodō – Hayatama Taisha 熊野速玉大社 in Photographs
Sensei and I continue our pilgrimage on the Kumano Kodō and arrive at Kumano Hatayama Taisha Shinto Shrine in Shingu, Japan.
Photograph: Modern and Zen – Umeda Station, Osaka
Photograph of Zen priest at Umeda Station by Sydney Solis.
Global Quarantine and Haiku Collaboration Tri-Anthology Luz Del Mes Published
Quarantine experiences are featured in the latest trilingual E-book Luz Del Mes Tri-Anthology 2020, a compendium uniting writers and artists around the globe working in collaboration for peace.