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Family traditions in Japan

 

Mother and child — do not spill water

Women with babies everywhere — it is certainly not the first thing that can at once be evident, for example, in Tokyo, but still a lot of them, and not only on the streets and in the parks. These tiny Japanese women with the precious burden on his chest everywhere — in supermarkets, hairdressers, subway, in all public places. Women typically carry children in slings or backpacks special front or behind you. Even Japanese designers have designed jackets and coats for active moms with special inserts, pockets, to toddler, sitting comfortably on the breast, was protected from the weather. From the outside it looks funny and unusual for our European eyes. So go in the crowd of passers-by in rainy cloudy day, and you scurry past the two-headed creation in the hoods is a doting mother hurry, as usual with their children, in jackets from Japanese fashion Designers entertainers.

Generally very close contact of mother and child in the first years of his life is the basic rule in relation to the baby. When a Japanese girl decides to have a baby, she already psychologically ready to dedicate myself to this new little man, giving Continue reading

Korean medicine

Korean medicine: traditional medicine in Korea medicines, acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, and manual therapy

Methods of Korean Oriental medicine

Western medicine mainly treats specific diseases of individual organs; while, as Eastern medicine looks for the underlying causes of the disease throughout the body.

The basic principle of Korean Oriental medicine is to restore harmony between Yin and Yang and bringing them to their natural state. Thus, Korean Oriental medicine addresses not just the symptoms, it aims to eliminate the causes of disease, in accordance with the principles of Yin and Yang. For example, You have a fever, a feeling of chest tightness, cold hands and feet. In this case, the Korean doctor of Oriental medicine will make a conclusion about the imbalance of heat in the organism and prescribe the appropriate treatment.

Methods of treatment in Korean Oriental medicine are extremely varied. It and medicines, acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, and manual therapy. Their effectiveness and safety are tested and proven throughout the millenniums.

Medications and prescriptions

Acupuncture in the treatment of defined Continue reading

Korean cooking.

 

Korean cuisine drenched in tradition. In the life of every family, every Korean there are three festivals which are celebrated with abundant feasts. This is a wedding, birth of a child and 60-year anniversary. On such occasions the grandiose celebrations of the belly, attended by all relatives, friends and acquaintances. These three events in Korea are considered the most important in human life.

Korean cooking multi-component, characterized by severity simply unrealistic for the average European. Between the words “tasty” and “sharp” the Koreans put the sign of equality. But despite this, there are dishes. which are quite familiar to our taste buds. And it’s not only the carrot from the nearest market.

Cutlery

Koreans eat mostly with chopsticks. And very long, thin and… a metal (from brass before, now stainless steel)! Once upon a time in the homes of the wealthy ate with silver chopsticks since it was thought that silver darkens when struck by poison.

Another feature of eating: frequent use of spoons – the Koreans, unlike other far-Eastern peoples, even the rice eat with spoons.

Sticks and spoons featured Continue reading

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Korea - wedding traditions and rituals.
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Korea - wedding traditions and rituals.
  180 days before the celebration comes the engagement. Groom with a bouquet of flowers came to the house to beloved and formally asks her parents for her hand. The…

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