The moss garden and pond at Tofukuji Buddhist Temple in Kyoto reminded me of the famous Basho haiku poem about a frog.
Zen and The Art of Swordsmanship for Covid-19
I am moving all day and not moving at all. I am like the moon underneath the waves that ever go on rolling and rocking.
The Liquid Sky: When Art, Haiku and Japanese Myth Connect
Inner Connections of the Liquid Sky 43 Haiku and a Mythical Poem from the Kojiki by Maria Paptzelou and Masashi Nakamura is available as an Ebook.
Zen and the Art of Relaxing My Body and Mind with Shodō, Japanese Calligraphy
This art-form Shodō that is also a way of life and has its own philosophy was working its power on me. It was all very Zen.
Conscientious Japan’s Ethos – In Pictures
Japan works as a society because its Buddhist principles regard every person and object of nature as worthy of reverence and part of one's own self. There is no separation. What you do to another is what you do to yourself, because you are a product of nature, and nature is a product of you. … Continue reading Conscientious Japan’s Ethos – In Pictures