Kendo (剣道 kendō?), meaning "Way of The Sword", is a modern Japanese martial art of sword-fighting descended from traditional swordsmanship (kenjutsu) which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan. Swordsmen in Japan established schools of kenjutsu (the ancestor of kendo) which continued for centuries and which form the basis of kendo practice today.

Kendo (剣道 kendō?), meaning "Way of The Sword", is a modern Japanese martial art of sword-fighting descended from traditional swordsmanship (kenjutsu) which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan. Swordsmen in Japan established schools of kenjutsu (the ancestor of kendo) which continued for centuries and which form the basis of kendo practice today.

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Izanami- In Japanese Mythology she is the goddess of both creation and death-by Apinyo Yuwasilp

Izanami- In Japanese Mythology she is the goddess of both creation and death-by Apinyo Yuwasilp

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Japanese Character for Warrior | Japanese Symbol Warrior Spirit Kanji Hiragana Pictures
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Warrior in Japanese symbols on ankle

Warrior in Japanese symbols on ankle

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The perfect picture of a woman: we were made "Ezer Kenegdo" by God himself (from the Hebrew~azar nagad)- Suitable=Essential & Helper=Counterpart (from Genesis 2:18) We are made in the image of God; equal=made to reflect God; but different than man=feminine; to surround protect or aid; an ally~to be conspicuous and to declare. Image by Tsuyoshi Nagano, "Prominence"

The perfect picture of a woman: we were made "Ezer Kenegdo" by God himself (from the Hebrew~azar nagad)- Suitable=Essential & Helper=Counterpart (from Genesis 2:18) We are made in the image of God; equal=made to reflect God; but different than man=feminine; to surround protect or aid; an ally~to be conspicuous and to declare. Image by Tsuyoshi Nagano, "Prominence"

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Sign of Spring -Toko Shinoda (b. 1913), calligrapher is known as a master of the intricate manner of writing tracing back 3000 years. She began creating abstract work in 1947. A two-year stay in New York in the 1950s introduced her to the work of abstract expressionists and inspired her to go beyond the traditional boundaries of controlled calligraphy and use expansive, dynamic brush strokes (...) slashing across the paper’s surface, carving out a landscape inhabited by both warrior and…

Sign of Spring -Toko Shinoda (b. 1913), calligrapher is known as a master of the intricate manner of writing tracing back 3000 years. She began creating abstract work in 1947. A two-year stay in New York in the 1950s introduced her to the work of abstract expressionists and inspired her to go beyond the traditional boundaries of controlled calligraphy and use expansive, dynamic brush strokes (...) slashing across the paper’s surface, carving out a landscape inhabited by both warrior and…

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#Samurai clutching katana. The Samurai was the highest social caste until it was abolished as part of the Meiji reforms in the late 19th century

#Samurai clutching katana. The Samurai was the highest social caste until it was abolished as part of the Meiji reforms in the late 19th century

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I'd like to have that samurai, but instead of a black background, i would have Chinese writing in red as the background

I'd like to have that samurai, but instead of a black background, i would have Chinese writing in red as the background

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The women of the samurai had as main role to look after the house. This was especially crucial in the ' feudal times , when the husbands were often away fighting in other States or engaged in clan battles. His wife, or okugatasama (literally: the one who stays at home), as well as look after the children and chores, he was often having to physically defend the house from thieves and invaders. For this reason, many women of the samurai class were trained skillful use of a weapon in the…

The women of the samurai had as main role to look after the house. This was especially crucial in the ' feudal times , when the husbands were often away fighting in other States or engaged in clan battles. His wife, or okugatasama (literally: the one who stays at home), as well as look after the children and chores, he was often having to physically defend the house from thieves and invaders. For this reason, many women of the samurai class were trained skillful use of a weapon in the…

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