Japonesque and I love Chinese culture! Wonderful literature! (Heian literature created by women, novels about loyalty and valor, Kerouac Kawabata, etc.) Philosophy (not be selfish as told by Florensky)! I’m sorry that I wasn’t born in a Buddhist family and now we can’t formally accept Buddhism. I can only admire! And count myself a Buddhist at heart!
Yes, I love how modern view of their culture (anime, j-pop, video games, technique) and respect their ancient roots. the country really has a great history, ancient traditions and monumental philosophy. their culture is beautiful, exotic and unusual. first they glorify bravery, courage and sacrifice (samurai, kamikaze), although we still don’t understand =). though they have a small area of the Islands, but they are filled with beautiful plants and trees. this started a new trend for small trees, gardens, ikebana and so on. and what in Japan girls. ugh, I about said culture. poditive well – respected their culture. PS. the Japanese have long Buddhism as not a religion! and Shintoism. and Buddhism has occurred in Indochina
well not about Buddhism, but Shinto is you’re wrong! Shinto is native to them-our beliefs, somewhere in the 6th century (sort of?) they adopted Buddhism! Shinto is still here – the point is that Shinto and Buddhism share their interests! Shinto rejects everything associated Continue reading
Why not: “the art of creating a Japanese garden” or “technique” or “principles of creation”, namely the philosophy of Japanese gardens? Because the Japanese are incredibly self-sufficient I. a Distinctive feature of Japanese culture is its contemplation, the aestheticism, the ability to peer into the subject for understanding its essence, to admire its beauty, which is understood as a sophistication. The art of beauty vostorgalis (Keim), is revered by the Japanese as the most important feature of their perception of the world. The basis of thinking the Japanese are three principles: the ability to assimilate foreign culture, turning, her in his transferee; love of native place (furusato); the so-called three-valued logic. The Japanese removed the opposition of light and darkness, good and evil, introducing a third opposition, as if distantly, objectively evaluates both the beginning. thereby allowing harmoniously inevitable in a dualistic model of confrontation.
In the main Shinto doctrine – the deification of nature, the emphasis on sobstvennoi of the tradition before meeting with mainland culture. Shintoism preaches only the cleanliness and order of things. all the things of the world spiritualized, purity gives the opportunity to exude things in their essence, for in each one dwells kami – a spirit, a deity. The order in which Continue reading
During the festival girls dressed in beautiful kimono with a floral pattern and visit each other’s homes.
Girls day, or Hinamatsuri in Japan is celebrated as a national holiday since the 18th century, although the history of this holiday has more than a thousand years.
In girls ‘ Day (March 3) in Japan, it is customary to dress all babies in elegant kimono, to expose shelves traditional house with beautiful dolls, the girls led each other to visit, to treat rice delicious cookies and send along rivers paper dolls “Emperor” and “Empress”.
The tradition of the Day girls – Snakes of the day: paper dolls carry sorrow
In ancient times, the Japanese are very honored March 3 – “the third day of the third moon”, or Day of the snake – according to legend when followed to bring a paper doll, RUB it on the skin, then place in a wicker basket and float the river or stream, saying prayers that paper doll took way all sickness and misfortune. This ritual was usually performed by women or girls. Over time, paper dolls have become synonymous with the girls ‘ welfare, they wrote the names and thrown into the river, so freed the spirits of the younger daughter from troubles and problems.
The tradition of paper Continue reading