"Bamboo and Moon" by NAGASAWA Rosetsu (1754~1799), Japan: Every day, priests minutely examine the Law. And endlessly chant complicated sutras. Before doing that, though, they should learn how to read the love letters sent by the wind and rain, the snow and moon. - Ikkyu (Japanese Zen Buddhist monk: 1394~1481) ---------- #japan #japanese
A curved fence with lacquered black supports has a large gate that opens up to expose the backyard, complete with a beautiful aqua pool. The forested lot has plants growing right up to the fence, embracing the natural look favored by Japanese gardens.