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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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A cosmopolitan week for niwaki creating at NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN Academy

        Very cosmopolitan week at NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN Academy with a course in English, welcoming Ruta from Lithuania, and Anelyse from Switzerland. Firstly, and as each session, we have started learning the structure pruning… Then we have gone to the maintenance … Continue reading

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