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seasonal division 節分

seasonal division 節分

In Japanese tradition, Spring starts in February, with the lunar calendar.

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resolution for a new year

New Year, new start and mind set to create a better future. Sunrise energy to you.

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how my brand started

how my brand started

I want to share with you a story of how my brand started.

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origami 折り紙

origami 折り紙

Origami 折り紙 is a traditional Japanese art of paper folding.

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children's day in Japan

How do we celebrate the 5th of May as a national holiday “Children’s Day” in Japan?

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kiwari 木割 golden ratio

kiwari 木割 golden ratio

Japanese timber architecture used to use a similar system with Golden Ratio.

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Japanese pattern

Japanese pattern

Many Japanese arts and crafts have patterns based on the natural world.

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sadou 茶道 tea ceremony

sadou 茶道 tea ceremony

History about green tea in Japan and purpose of the tea ceremony.

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ninja 忍者 shinobi 忍

ninja 忍者 shinobi 忍

A lot of people think that Ninjas were once the James Bond of Japan.

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kumiko 組子

Kumiko 組子 is an ornamentation technique used in traditional Japanese architecture.

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tokonoma 床の間

A Tokonoma 床の間 is a raised alcove in a Japanese style reception room.

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Japanese new year

Japanese new year

How we celebrate the Japanese new year. The festival starts on New Year’s Eve.

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