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Chabana 茶花

        The art of provoking emotion in front of the simple beauty, natural, even raw. To succeed in generating elegance and refinement through rustic materials, patinated by the wear and tear of time … It is Japan that I love, which … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2017 – There are a few places left !

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Study tour in Japan 2017

        The study and initiatory tour SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR© 2017 will take place from next 31 October to 12 November. The registration limit is set to January 15, 2017 and I have to talk with people who wish to participate … Continue reading

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How is the quality of a Japanese garden defined ?

         In fact, it is extremely simple ! A quality Japanese garden is when we are able to ask us the question at the sight of what unfolds in front of our eyes… Nature or garden ? Such is the … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 12

        So here is the last day … dedicated in the morning to the visit of Tofoku-ji, with the creations of Mirei Shigemori, more contemporary but inscribing in the purest spirit of the Japanese garden … … and the afternoon devoted … Continue reading

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Japan 2016 – Day 6 – Tokyo & secret “roji”

         Today, the big city, Tokyo … that I leave as quickly as possible to the sea and quiet of a pearl nestled in the forest … a secret roji. There are no words … All I can say is, … Continue reading

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Japan 2016 – Day 5 – Okazaki-ku

        This morning, still with my bicycle, towards the east of Kyoto, a very wooded area, in complete harmony with nature nearby. The ubiquitous water drawn from Lake Biwa, seeps, springs and flows, one feels run under our feet. We guess … Continue reading

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Japan 2016 – Day 4 – Kitano-ku & Omotesenke

        In full form today, I choose my preferred means of locomotion in Kyoto … the bicycle ! It allows me each time to discover hidden treasures … And today, after just two blocks of houses, I “falls” on the atelier … Continue reading

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Japan 2016 – Day 1 – Urasenke Kyoto

        I started this new stay in Japan in a heavy, moist heat of Indian summer which imposes me a slower pace. It is placed this year in the theme of tea garden, the chaniwa. And as usual, it provides me … Continue reading

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New video – wild beauty

         A new video is now on the e-learning Platform of JAPANESE GARDEN INSTITUTE ! To watch it, rendez-vous at this adress : http://www.japanese-garden-institute.com/elearning/ Looking forward to having you among the community of the “NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN” Academy … ! … Continue reading

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