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The art of Buddha

The Spring came. New Haruki Murakami book is coming next month. The picture below is the Art of Ikuo Hirayama who is a Japanese artist and past away in 2009. He was influenced by Buddhism and left the beautiful and peaceful works related to Buddha's life.  This picture shows the conception of Buddha.  It was said, Maaya, the mother of Buddha dreamed of white elephant when she got pregnant.

Ho'oponopono

Ho'oponopono is an ancient Hawaiian practice of reconciliation and forgiveness.
Those simple mantra sounded out repeatedly.

I'm sorry.
Please forgive me.
I love you.
Thank you.

It heals and cleanses yourself and the situation as well as karma.

I like saying this while I'm relaxed in a bath since there is not much other activities.
It is simple, yet powerful.
Thank you is a good word.
It has the best vibration.
When you learn other language, it comes first to remember, isn't it.
Merci-French
Gracias-Spanish
Shukran-Arabic
Arigato-Japanese
Kamsa hamnida-Korean
Xie xie-Chinese
etc, etc.

Forgiveness is tough one, isn't it.
You might think, why I have to forgive? He did this, she said that, they hurt me...
It much easier to release those feelings than carrying them forever.
It is as muscular training. You get loads to increase your power and energy.
Those events are past and only yourself are present.
Forgiveness is an essence of love.
And we all are creature …

Girls' day

Hina-matsuri refers to Doll Festival is held on March 3.
It is a day for girls. It is a custom to have own set of dolls if there is a girl in the family. We display them at home.
This is an event that the dolls are displayed outside.