The ingredients of Shodou • Years of practice • Patience • Perseverance • Endurance • Strength • Concentration • A firm hand • Balance • Harmony • Sumi ink • Ink stone (suzuri) • Calligraphy brushes • Paper • A cat (You do not need the cat!) The word shodou書道 means the way of … Read moreMy Recipe for Shodou
The dondo yaki First full moon festival of new year ‘the fire of the new year´s spirits. Around the January 15th burn the decoration of new year in different neighborhoods, schools and temples. This is an event connected with Shintoism . It is said that the smoke from this fire will bring you good luck … Read moreThe Dondo Yaki, the Fire of New Year’s Spirits
This year is the year of the sheep, in other words this is my year. A few days ago I have send you a post with my “nengajo” which is a happy new year card. I think that many western people don´t know that in Asia we have another horoscope according to the year that … Read moreDo you know what animal are you?
Huge snow in Kyoto area, the pictures are from my backyard and my neighbourhood in Japan. I hope you like it. Ha caído una gran nevada en Kyoto, las fotos son de mi vecindario y mi patio trasero en Japón, espero que os gusten. Visit my online shop click here Nagataya Kyoto Shop