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Third creation of tsuboniwa at Shizen no sei Garden – The preparation

        A little more than a year ago, I informed you of the start of the construction site for the third tsuboniwa at Garden SHIZEN NO SEI. Yes, this is progressing slowly … but the stages of this creation take place … Continue reading

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The garden “nature”, an anti-carcinogenic power, the opening of a new path towards healing …

        Cancer is a disease described since antiquity. The Greek physician Hippocrates first compared the cancerous tumors to a crab. For a long time, cancer has been an incurable disease, but today the progress of medicine is contributing to the healing … Continue reading

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The torii … female sex symbol

        You may already know that shintō sanctuaries are places dedicated to one or more deities, the kami. In Japanese, one calls them jinja or jingū, or gū. They are easily distinguishable from Buddhist temples, as there are often many objects … Continue reading

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Contest 2017 – Frederique DUMAS – Niwaki & Co

        I inform you that I organize a Contest, between March 1st and June 30th, 2017. This last day will be the lucky draw of the winner of the superb set below : 270 mm pruning shears, handmade, accompanied by its … Continue reading

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Chabana 茶花

        I present you the elegant vase that I received as a gift. The Japanese artist obviously chose nature and its motif represents the forest. A beautiful object that will come to embellish my sōan 草庵 …

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 10

        Good fresh weather this morning, so it is with the coat that we are heading east of Kyoto. But instead of the too touristy Nanzen-ji, we prefer a different temple and its elegant little garden, much quieter. We then stay … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 5

         Today, a softer day, but under overcast sky, ideal for photos, with free time and shopping for those who want … During that time, the other works anyway and rests a little bit ! We meet in the late … Continue reading

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The JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2015 is in full preparation !

         Yes, it’s the beginning of the autumn term, here is jostling with five courses (12 days) one after the other, but during the month of August, I have not been idle either … ! Neither SANO-san, garden master, SAIDA-san, … Continue reading

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Second tsuboniwa creation in the Shizen no sei Garden – Part 2

        Now all the raw materials necessary for the creation of our second tsuboniwa are gathered, construction can begin by assembling and making our typical Japanese design fence sugi itahei 杉板塀, in wood and bamboo. First, it is to build and … Continue reading

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Second tsuboniwa creation in the Shizen no sei Garden – Part 1

         We are now ready to move on to creating our second tsuboniwa, a tsukubai that will take place in a corner of the garden enjoying the morning sun and lying in the shade early in the afternoon. We spent … Continue reading

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