Viewing Cherry blossoms together.   Wonderful members have exceeded 2,000. July 15, 2012.  Thank you very much for joining us.  I love you.


Thursday, February 4, 2016

Photos only #07 " ZEN Japanese apricot in the snow "

Thank you for your visit, always. sincerely yours.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Thanks to you all and your works, sincerely

   "The Blue Planet Earth"

A lot of friends gave me many encounters last year, too.With a lot of wonderful works...

Those encounters presented deep emotion to me.

霧しぐれ  富士をみぬ日ぞ  面白き
     松尾 芭蕉 (1644 – 1694)

      fog  and drizzle  can't see  mt.Fuji  quite a good day
     Matsuo  Bashō (1644 – 1694)

   Here is over Mount Fuji, Yamanashi Prefecture.

I thank to all friends who visited my pocket-size the Far East space.

All your works are great.
I respect them heartily, and was always impressed by them.

Encounter with all of you is my pleasure.

   Treasure every encounter, for it will never recur...
" 一 期 一 会 "
   ichi  go  ichi  e

I dedicate a lot of thanks to many Friends all over the world.
Heartwarming New Year greetings of all of you.

I am honored your encouragement.

   マタイによる福音書  24章 27節

For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; 
so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.  

   I pray you and yours to peace.   And, Peace of the earth.

   Happy New Year !!

   from the Far East, Japan
01.01.2016  00:00 JST   ruma

Sunday, December 6, 2015

ZEN state of soul " Enlightenment " Japanese calligraphy

Quest of my own is mysterious. And, it is infinite.
I don't know the truth of my own.

Obsession. However, it might be incorrect.

 ZEN State

  It is no one knows, never known.

The truth is non-existent. If you say saw the truth, it is not true.
D. T. Suzuki(1870 - 1966)

鈴木 大拙(1870 - 1966)

Something feel in the five senses.
Destination of myself.

my mind swing between the conscious and the subconscious.

   " 悟 " (go, or satori). It is translated as apprehend, realize, become aware, etc.
   This character is written by Kanzi, Regular script.

   Etymology : Ideogrammic compound
    心 (mind) + 吾 (I)

I don't understand the real my mind.

Something it has been trying to hide.
In deep Shadow or unconscious.

I may have been aware of it, but had been ignored.


道元 (1200 - 1253)

- To throw away all the ego consciousness -
  To be free from the bondage of body and mind, enlightenment of the state, taken become a truly Muga.

Dōgen (1200 - 1253)

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Photos only #06 " Multicolored breeze "

Thank you for your visit, always. sincerely yours.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Goodbye summer girl with " Go away " Japanese calligraphy

Delightful season has gone.
Time will not wait for anyone.

Even if know to come, a little lonesome.

荒磯海(あらそうみ)の 浦と頼めし 名残波  打ち寄せてける 忘れ貝かな
よみびとしらず 拾遺和歌集

Rough sea resting place relic wave  Washed up forgotten shellfish 
unknown author  Shūi Wakashū 

Smile has remained in the mind as impression.
Vivid image will be rumination.

I will meet her again?

髪五尺 ときなば水に やはらかき をとめ心は 秘めて放たじ
与謝野 晶子 (1878 – 1942) みだれ髪

Long Hair dissolved in water gracefully soft  Maiden's mind hidden not release
Akiko Yosano (1878 – 1942) Midaregami

When i hug the time, it disappear in such melting.
I had forgotten that are kept constantly flow.

Almost like a train.

今はとて 入りなむ後ぞ 思ほゆる  山路を深み 訪(と)ふ人もなし
藤原 公任  (966 – 1041)  千載和歌集

So now after penetrated I feel  Deep mountain road nobody visit
Fujiwara no Kintō  (966 – 1041)  Senzai Wakashū

" 去 " (kyo, or saru). It is translated as go, go away, leave, depart, etc.
     This character is written by Kanzi, Semi-cursive script. 

   Etymology : Ideogrammic compound
      大 ‎(man) + 口 ‎(mouth).

I don't want to say goodbye when leave.
It might be forever or slightly.

The answer is no one knows.

Lantern Floating Kanazawa city will hold Hyakumangoku Festival

Nagaoka city Fireworks Festival " 2015 Phoenix "

Fireworks is the trace of the season.
Illusion will go away in the dark.

I don't care remains of misunderstanding.


ヨハネによる福音書 第10章 第17-18節

 Therefore the Father loves me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again.
 No one takes it away from me, but I lay it down by myself.
 I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again.
 I received this commandment from my Father."

John 10:17-18

God bless you.

I will encounter you, again.