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Monday, March 18, 2019

Awakening season " Spring " Japanese calligraphy




Everything is getting clearer.
The joy will be filled.



梅が香に 昔をとへば 春の月 こたへぬ影ぞ 袖に映れる

藤原 家隆 < Fujiwara no Ietaka > ( 1158 - 1237 )  新古今和歌集 < Kokin Wakashū >





At this time everyone was waiting for.
The world will be illuminated.







み吉野は 春のけしきに かすめども 結ぼほれたる 雪の下草

紫式部 < Murasaki Shikibu > ( 970 ? - 1019 ? )  後拾遺和歌集 < Goshūi Wakashū >








" " (shun・haru). It is translated as spring.

This character is written by Kanzi, Small seal script.

Etymology : It is Phono-semantic compound. 
semantic 艸 (“grass”) + phonetic 屯 (“sprout”) + semantic 日 (“sun”).





Inabe plum Festival (beautiful Japanese landscape)









Beautiful Japanese apricot






Then again he laid his hands on his eyes. He looked intently, 
and was restored, and saw everyone clearly.

Mark  8:25


それから、イエスが再び目の上に両手を当てられると、盲人は見つめているうちに、
なおってきて、すべてのものがはっきりと見えだした。

マルコによる福音書  8:25







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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Photos only #15 Cyclamen indoor flowers in winter



















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Friday, December 7, 2018

Photos only #14 The layers of autumn leaves
































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Monday, November 5, 2018

Karatsu Kunchi festival " Enjoy " Japanese calligraphy



This festival began in 1661.
Construction began in 1819 for colorful floats.
There are a total of 14 decorative floats.




They walk through the old town for three days.
November 2 to 4 every year.





All of these floats are designated as historically important cultural assets.






Traditional craftsmen keep these cultural property
using precious materials and outstanding workmanship.








 " " (gaku・raku). It is translated as music, comfort, enjoyment, etc.
   This character is written by Kanzi, Regular script.
 
Etymology : It is Ideogrammic compound. 
   糸 (“string”) + 木 (“wood”)

There are many decorations at the time of the festival.










Eve the night festival, departure scene.
 



Floating roads, exciting scenes of street corner.



The steepest curves exciting scenes.




Traditional and artistic floats are all set



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Monday, October 8, 2018

Harvest festival  " Grass " Japanese calligraphy




About 2,600 years ago, paddy field remains in Japan.
The history of farming is old.






The Emperor has always cherished paddy rice.
It is the tradition of our country.





Rice cultivation requires cooperation and perseverance.






吹くからに 秋の草木のしをるれば  むべ山風を 嵐といふらん
文屋 康秀 (? - 885)  古今和歌集




" " (sō・kusa). It is translated as grass, weed, herb, etc.
  This character is written by Kanzi, Semi-cursive script.

    Etymology : It is phono-semantic compound. 
   semantic 艸 ( grass, plant )  +  phonetic 早 (first)
    
         Grass growing is certainly fast!



For, "All flesh is like grass, and all of man's glory like the flower in the grass. 
The grass withers, and its flower falls; but the Lord's word endures forever."  
1 Peter 1:24 - 25

人はみな草のごとく、その栄華はみな草の花に似ている。
草は枯れ、花は散る。しかし、主の言葉は、とこしえに残る。 
ペテロの第一の手紙 第1章 第24 - 25節





Japanese Scenery Autumn Leaves in Naruko Gorge




 
But when the fruit is ripe, immediately he puts forth the sickle, because the harvest has come.
 Mark  4:29

 
実がいると、すぐにかまを入れる。刈入れ時がきたからである。
 
マルコによる福音書  4:29 





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