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What is the difference between flower arrangement and ikebana?

What is the difference between flower arrangement and ikebana?

Kado is one of the traditional cultures of Japan. Many people may think that Kado = ikebana , but in fact, Kado and ikebana are very similar and different. In this article, we will explain the differences between Kado and Ikebana, their origins, their respective images, and how to learn them. In the latter part of the article, we also discuss the difference between Kado and Ikebana and flower arrangement, which has become popular in recent years as a way to learn flower arranging. Please read to the end and take this opportunity to understand the differences between ikebana and...

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What is Zenjyou and its relationship to wisdom

What is Zenjyou and its relationship to wisdom

What zenjyo Zenjyo ( Zen meditation ) refers to meditation in which the mind is quieted and focused on a single object. It is a term used in the Buddhist world and is considered a form of ascetic practice. It is called by ZEN as a universal language. Stages of Zen meditation There are three main groups of stages of zen meditation according to the progress of one's practice. There are three main groups, which can be further subdivided into nine stages in total. Stages of the color world The color world is the first of the three groups of...

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How to Do Meditation, the Basics of Deeper Meditation and the Three Benefits of Meditation.

How to Do Meditation, the Basics of Deeper Meditation and the Three Benefits of Meditation.

What is meditation? Generally speaking, meditation is about relaxing the body and mind by calming the mind and becoming detached. Historically, meditation has been understood as a mystical practice for quieting the mind and praying to the gods in religious practice, or as a way to communicate with the divine, to become one with the divine, or to gain some other extraordinary experience. In recent years, however, the benefits of meditation have been studied and it has begun to be recognized as something that even ordinary people can incorporate into their daily lives. At first, it was mainly practiced by...

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14 Foundations and Basics of the Analects and Quotations from the Analects

14 Foundations and Basics of the Analects and Quotations from the Analects

What is the Analects? The Analects is a book containing sayings and deeds by Confucius, a thinker of the Chinese Spring and Autumn period, and his disciples, and is considered the scripture of Confucianism initiated by Confucius. It is the most read book in Chinese history and is also known as one of the "Four Books" (Analects, University, moderation and Mencius) in the Zhu Zi school founded in the Southern Song dynasty. There are many hints for deciphering life's doubts and worries, as well as many proverbs derived from the Analects that are still handed down today, and we will...

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