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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Farewell and gone but... with " Advance " Japanese calligraphy



Pure white like snow will melt in the sky.
Dynamism of life is full.

It penetrates into the heart of people.





The trace is memorized even if become extinct.
All will transmigrate.

The worry is unnecessary.





We may have forgotten something important.


散りぬべき 時知りてこそ 世の中の  花も花なれ 人も人なれ
    細川ガラシャ (1563-1600)

Simply because they know when to leave...  In this world  A flower is a flower  A person is a person, too
    Hosokawa Gracia (1563-1600)





   " 進 " (shin, or susumu). It is translated as advance, make progress, enter, etc.
   This character is written by Kanzi, Regular script.

   Etymology : Ideogrammic compound
    semantic 辵 (walk)  +  phonetic 隹 (bird)


We will not stay there forever.
It's impossible because the time is always moving forward.

remaind and stopped people is pathetic. Their growth will stop, too.
However, we will make progress, go to the future...


散る桜  残る桜も  散る桜
  良寛   (1758–1831)

scattered SAKURA  remaining SAKURA either  will scatter SAKURA
  Ryōkan  (1758–1831)







あひおひの  松も桜も  八千代へ  君がみゆきの  けふをはじめに
淀殿 (1569 – 1615)

Surely everlasting existence  Black pine and cherry tree  When you came  From today
Yodo-dono  (1569 – 1615)



We cannot walk alone. And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead.
We cannot turn back.
Martin Luther King ( August 28, 1963 )


God bless you



65 comments:

  1. oh my, this is precious Ruma!
    Such a joy to see your photographs and consider your true words.
    wishing you lovely flower petals and a beautiful spring.

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  2. This is a really beautiful post.

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  3. Oh ! I love blossom trees ! How beautiful are your photos !
    Love sakura every Spring! I wrote a text about it some years ago.

    Awesome post ! Lovely video ! I will be back to understand the meaning of some Japanese words (explained by you in English).

    Best wishes,

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  4. Gorgeous images, accompanied by beautiful words.
    Enjoyed the video and the music.
    Very lovely post.

    Hug.

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  5. Hi Ruma, you always post amazing pictures of nature ! These are truly awesome, no doubt about it. The poetic words induce tranquility.
    Have an awesome weekend :)

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  6. Magnificent landscapes, amazing blossom and wonderful pictures !!
    have a nice week-end! Renata (Trieste, Italy)

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  7. Une merveille que cette floraison qui rivalise avec les nuages...

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  8. Exquisite Ruma.. I must say the only thing I miss living in Australia is not experiencing snow.. and the blossoms! We do have blossoms but very short lived and not nearly as spectacular. Ah well, I will just have to enjoy your images all the more. merci beaucoup :)

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  9. BELLISIMAS IMAGENES AMIGO RUMA.... ME ALEGRO DE SALUDARTE, MUCHOS BESOS.

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  10. 桜は大勢で喜びを共有して愛でるのもいいし、一人で静かに向き合うのもまたいいですよね。見る人の心を反映するのか、桜が見る人の心に語りかけるのか・・・細川ガラシャの生涯を考えるとその歌も身がひきしまる感じがします。華やかにエネルギッシュに生を謳歌しているような一枚目のお写真。散った花びらに愛らしい瞳を輝かせているのが見えるような少女のかがみこんだ後ろ姿。風景に溶け込んでいいですね。

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  11. Ruma your pictures and words touch my heart:))) I wish you all the best

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  12. The pics are so beautiful that they look unreal. Amazingly beautiful! Have a great week end, dear Ruma!

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  13. Hola Ruma: que delicadeza, belleza y poesía en estas magnificas
    fotografías, muy bien realizadas y, trasmitiendo
    orden, equilibrio y gran sentido de la estética.

    Un saludo, Ángel

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  14. Una gran belleza primaveral, como te dije volví enamorada de Japón, un abrazo.

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  15. :)

    Me encanta.
    Gracias por compartirlo.

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  16. Bellos pensamientos y bellas imágenes.

    Salud Ruma

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  17. Just love the garden of trees and flowers, just beautiful.
    All the best to you.

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  18. C'est toujours magnifique...
    Ces pétales tombés sont douceur, pureté...
    J'aime.

    Bon dimanche de France.
    Leeloo

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  19. Welcome Ruma!
    Hanami absolutely wonderful. I am delighted with your excellent photos.
    Greetings from Polish far.
    Lucia

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  20. Cudownie się sypią, tylko taka szkoda, że to przeminie. U nas już też spadają z drzew, dzisiaj potraktował je deszcz.
    Pozdrawiwam

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  21. Very moving and absolutely awesome

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  22. In a word... WONDERFUL!!!! I loved to see the stunning video! Thanks so much for the beauty of the images and the words!
    Have a wonderful weekend and week!
    Greetings from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  23. Olá!
    As fotografias das árvores floridas são maravilhosas!O chão pejado de pétalas fica atapetado e lindo! Parabéns e obrigada por tanta tanta beleza! Um abraço.

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  24. 歴史に翻弄された女性達の歌。それぞれの心情と桜が重なって、桜の日本人に与える重要性、神秘性等、感じます。ある本に載ってましたが、さくらの、”さ”は、清らを、”くら”は宿るをあらわし、神が宿る木だとか。この感情が、先祖から私達に伝わってきてるらしいです。私は、年をとるにつれ、桜が好きになってきてます。お寺の地面の桜のはなびら、すごいですね。
    Have a nice week!

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  25. Hi Ruma - as you say the experience is powerful - but the memory is even more powerful as it can linger and influence our lives linger - influence with the simple quiet beauty of nature. Peace. B

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  26. Coups de coeur pour tes belles images d'arbres en fleurs et de fleurs qui tapissent le sol !
    Un grand photographe français : Édouard Boubat a mis à l'honneur les fleurs de cerisier (?)
    Tu la trouveras là : http://www.agathegaillard.com/Edouard%20Boubat.html
    C'est la photo n° 17 intitulée "Parc de Sceaux 1984
    Belle continuation Ruma !

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  27. Ruma, adevărat că nu aş mai vrea să părăsesc niniodată aceste imagini atât de minunate ! filmuleţul mi-a plăcut foarte mult iar muzica filmului este ceva de vis - aş asculta-o tot timpul! ! mulţumesc frumos pentru bucuria care mi-a creat-o această postare!
    cu drag, îţi doresc o săptămână frumoasă !

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  28. So precious!... It's always wonderful coming here!
    Thank you for sharing so much beauty!

    Hugs and love.

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  29. God bless you too, dear Ruma!
    I love your beautiful photos, poetry that you let us know, and calligraphy with the deep and powerful sense of the word.
    Warm greetings from Italy, Rita

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  30. Lovely pictures, beautiful words, exquisite calligraphy !
    Have a great week !
    Anna

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  31. my comment is almost like poem:
    AWESOME BLOSSOM!... adorable))))

    xoxo, Juliana | PJ’ Happies :) | PJ’ Ecoproject

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  32. Thanks for this beautiful publication dear Ruma.
    Best wishes for a nice week.
    Eric

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  33. (^‿^)❀

    Thanks for sharing dear Ruma !!!
    Lovely pictures, beautiful words, exquisite calligraphy !
    Warm greetings from Thailand

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  34. Boa tarde,
    As fotos são fabulosas com enorme beleza, sua palavras são profundas e reflexivas, parabéns.
    Dia feliz
    ag

    http://momentosagomes-ag.blogspot.pt/

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  35. 散った桜が、とても美しいですね。
    ありがとうございます。

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  36. This is delightful to see and experience. Great photos.

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  37. Hello Ruma !
    Beautiful snow from trees.
    It is always good to watch pictures of Japan.

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  38. ❤░W░O░N░D░E░R░F░U░L░❤
    ❤________________________❤
    GOOD Day RUMA!
    ✿ܓ✿ ♥ ✿ܓ✿

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  39. .°º。✿✿° ·.

    Lindo, lindo, lindoooooooooo!!!!
    Bom 1º de maio!
    Ótimo mês de maio.
    Beijinhos.
    Brasil..°º。
    ✿✿° ·.

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  40. A brief bursting forth
    Pink petals move in the breeze
    Ephemeral breath

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  41. Como siempre, magníficas tus fotos.

    Saludos.

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  42. Photos and thoughts combine perfectly.
    Happy weekend.

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  43. .°º。✿✿° ·.

    Bom fim de semana!
    Ótimo mês de maio.
    Beijinhos.
    Brasil..°º。
    ✿✿° ·.

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  44. It seems that winter is back; the you realize they are beautiful flowers.

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  45. Printemps éblouissant et contrasté
    Joli mois de Mai Amitiés

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  46. Realmente precioso ¡Espectacular!

    Un fuerte abrazo

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  47. Estupendo reportaje... Una maravilla... Un saludo desde Murcia.

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  48. 桜は空から咲きみだれ舞い降りてくるのではと感じたお写真です。しみじみと心にしみ入る細川ガラシャの歌です。ありがとうございました。

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  49. Wow, such amazing photographs! I really like the first image with the deep blues in the sky, contrasted against the pale pink of the blossoms. Wonderful.

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  50. It truly does look like delicate Snow. :) Beautiful!

    Follow the Royal Peach

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  51. Ruma, as usual a really nice report and beautiful images. Warm greetings from Holland, Dietmut

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  52. Excelentes fotografias....
    Cumprimentos

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  53. Espectaculares imagenes, sobre todo la primera. Un gran resultado con le contraste de azull y blanco.
    Saludos,

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  54. Ha Ruma.
    Beautiful blossoms so beautiful!
    and then the blossom petals rain ...
    I wish you a great week ...
    Greetings Christiene.

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  55. Amigo Ruma,el arte de hacer fotograafias es universal,cada fotógrafo puede interprretar ese arte segun su cultura
    Un fuerte abrazo desde Andalucia

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  56. Blooming frzewa and flower petals on the ground, a very charming view. Yours.

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  57. Thanks for your visits on my blog and for your kind words.

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  58. もうことばに言い尽くせない、心に染み入ってくる情緒的なお写真です。桜は咲きはじめから最後までずっと美しいですが、やはり最後が最高。日本人の美意識の原点ですね。

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