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Bamboo forests in Tokyo – hidden bamboo forest spots

Tokyo bamboo forest Travel guide hidden spots

Finding small Kyoto in Tokyo – hidden Bamboo forest in Tokyo Bamboo trees symbolize Japanese ZEN culture. When you are in Bamboo forest, you feel very calm and helps you meditate. Many bamboo forests are in Kyoto, or secluded area.

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Drawing Japanese Koi pond

Japanese calligraphy painting of Koi pond Kakejiku hanging scroll

Most of Japanese gardens have Koi pond. Koi pond is the symbol of Japanese garden. There are stones around Koi pond, sometimes there is even a stone bridge over the koi pond. Pine trees, bamboo trees and other trees are

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Sensitivity of Japanese painting, Ink painting art “墨絵(Sumie)”

Japanese painting calligraphy Ink art Kakejiku wall decor ZEN circle with Mt Fuji and bamboo

When I started doing calligraphy again, I did not think about painting. Ink painting (墨絵 Sumie) is well known in Japan, and my grandmother used to do Ink painting art, so it was familiar to me too. Plus I liked

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Doing calligraphy is meditation

Japanese calligraphy Ichigo Ichie One in a lifetime meeting 一期一会

After receiving calligraphy tools from our grandparents, I started doing calligraphy again. Soon after, I realized doing calligraphy is a good meditation. Calligraphy is one of the main Japanese culture, and related to our history. In our Japanese history, calligraphy

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