Rocks in Japan have long been seen as sacred, John Dougill of Green Shinto points out. In Shinto there are ‘spirit-bodies’ made of rock which form the object of worship, the idea being that ancestral spirits descend into them and are made manifest. These special rocks, known as iwakura, are hung with rice rope and treated … Continue reading 重森三玲 Mirei Shigemori Residence and Rock Garden Kyoto
Month: May 2022
Street Photography: Singapore 2019 by Sydney Solis
Street photography by Sydney Solis of Singapore during her visit in 2019.
In Photos: Traditional Japanese Najio-Gampi-shi 雁皮紙 Washi Paper Making 和紙
Traditional Japanese Najio-Gampi-shi washi paper-making process in Japan.