If you are interested in an exploration of the psychological and philosophical currents that infused 1960s Japan–twenty years after the War–I want to recommend three acclaimed Japanese films for your viewing or–if I dare hope that you might actually take my advice and watch all three–for your bingeing pleasure.
Sometimes you’ll hear people talk about OCD like they have it. “That’s just my OCD,” they’ll say with a smile, as they do something they think is weirdly controlling or […]
yearn (yɜrn) v.i. 1. to have an earnest or strong desire; long. 2. to feel tenderness; be moved. [before 900; Middle English yernen, Old English giernan, derivative of georn eager, […]
In Buddhist tradition as it is practiced in Japan, it is said that, “The way of art is the way of the Buddha.” 「芸道是佛道」In the Buddhist view, one of the […]