Zan Mai Samadhi Taisen Deshimaru
planting the pine, train the disciple Taisen Deshimaru
Hiragana (平仮名, ひらがな) is a Japanese syllabary, one basic component of the Japanese writing system, along with katakana, kanji, and in some cases rōmaji (the Latin-script alphabet). It is a phonetic lettering system. The word hiragana means “smooth kana” more about Hiragana
The following video is a chance to learn about all the different and various brushes made by skilled artisans all over Japan (mostly in Kumano Hiroshima), how they are made, the materials and their particular effect. The Japanology video below: Kumano cho is the capital of brushes, and produces 80% of the brushes made in…
As an introduction to Japanese Calligraphy I present this short documentary about shodo…More will follow on this adorable aspect of the Japanese Culture.