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"Around the world, Ikebana and Perfume."

Whenever I do a demonstration abroad, or invite a guest in my hotel room, I always display some "Ikebana".

Aroma of Green tea

The aroma of Green tea is a refreshing green and bitter smell.

Meiji Jingu - The well of Kiyomasa

Meiji Jingu is a shrine dedicated to the divine souls of Emperor Meiji and his consort Empress Shoken.

Sword guards (KINKOU=Silversmith and Goldsmith)

Silversmith and Goldsmith (KINKOU)

The Dawn

The Dawn Looking out the car window, close sceneries moving fast

"Poison" by Dior    Perfumes and novels-3

There are several interesting perfume selections in modern literature as well.

"JOY (Jean Patou)" in Yukio Mishima's "La Vertu chancelante".

Recently, perfume has even helped build a movie character. Some famous perfumes also appear in Japanese classical literature. In "Sanshiro" (by Soseki Natsume - 1908) the heroine Miyako wears the famous perfume "Heliotrope". The role of pe…

"Rebecca (by Du Maurier )" Perfumes and novels-1

Perfumes do not appear in many novels.

KODOUGU Tools of "Kodo", the Way of Incense

Tools of "Kodo" ,the Way of Incense.

Knot-Making called Kumihimo

Knot-Making called Kumihimo is a traditional Japanese art.

The Koh packets, wrapping of Jinko(Way of Incense KODO 3)

The Koh packets,wrapping of Jinko.

The grading of "Jinko"(Japanese Incense Wood) Kodo2

[Rikkoku-Gomi] (meaning 6 countries and 5tastes)is the grading of "Jinko"(Japanese Incense Wood)

"Japanese Incense Wood" used in "KODO (Way of Incense)"

The Japanese Incense Wood is called "Jinsui-Kohboku (Aloeswood or Agarwood)" commonly known as "Jinko". It is not a tree simply grown and found. Its appearance is like a dead piece of tree. It has a relative density and sinks in the water,…

The Rose Poem

YOU TUBE [The Rose Poem] (Ⅰ) The Rose of Paris Cold, a little sweet And capriciously sulky

Japanese WASHI paper craft (SUNAGO)

Gold Powder and Silver Powder (SUNAGO) continue Click here ↓

"Sanadahimo (Japanese Close-woven Samurai Ribbon)

Sanadahimo is one of the Japanese traditional fabrics.

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Man'yōshū

Man'yōshū "Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves" is the oldest existing collection of Japanese poetry, 759 A.D.

Rachmaninov/ The Bells/ Edgar Allan Poe

The bells is a choral symphony by Rachmaninoff.The words are from the poem The Bells by Edgar Allan Poe. click here

La vent et la pâquerette

Le vent a apporté et a laissé, la claire lumière du printemps. continue click here

Prunier:Plum blossoms

Patiently and still,I shall wait for you.Will then my long dark hair in the airbe sprinkled with misty white. from" Manyo shu" continue click here

Jour de Noël

I wish we have a small country house in the suburb and we will stay there in the weekends. In May, we will come out to the garden, I will gather roses, and throw them in an old glass vase, and I will draw them. I will prepare a very rich f…

Little Friends in South of France

A little guest pass over the formulahe has quicken his steps. He is running as fast as he canbut he only goes forwoard a tiny bit. It seems that it will take at least ten minutes from one end to the other of the A4 page. This is probabry t…

Reminiscence

Reminiscence "If only there could be an invention," I said impulsively,"that bottled up a memory,like scent.And it never faded, and it never got stale. And then, when one wanted it, the bottle could be uncorked, and it would be like living…

in reverse gear

in reverse gear I wanted to go back again,to recapture the moment that had gone, even the sun would be changed in the sky casting another shadow ... ...There was something chilling in the thought , something a little melancholy, and lookin…

Maybe scent is ...

Maybe scent is beautiful because it's invisible . When we are smelling a scent, we close our eyes and take a trip to look for the beauty behind it. satori

The sense of beauty

We lived in different places, grew up in different cultures, and have seen different things. But with the sense of beauty, we can discover the real essence hidden behind an object.

The memories in a precious box 27

When there is an intention,it is not usually very pleasant . When we take a picture, and we care too much about the public eyes , the picture often ends up being a disappointment.

Juin 2009 French ver.

Article a partir du magazine [Programme] Les odeurs réveillent nos "mémoires de fraîcheur" - Satori

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