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Nature’s whispers

If I stop for just a moment and listen carefully, I can hear the trees whispering their ancient wisdom

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“May all flowers and trees achieve enlightenment”

During the course of my research here in Japan, I’ve encountered a wonderful tradition that has been carried out over the past thousand years in the northern area of Japan, called ‘somokuto.’ A sumokuto is a stone monument with an … Continue reading

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