Posts by johneinarsen

Even in “Just Enough” There is Abundance

BY TED TAYLOR
For nearly 40 years Masanobu Fukuoka’s classic work, “The One-Straw Revolution” has lured people back to a traditional life of farming. Yoshikazu Kawaguchi, considered the leading proponent of Natural Farming in Japan, began his approach to farming by adapting Fukuoka’s method of forgoing plowing, fertilizers, weeding, and chemicals…

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Osmosis

BY JODIE MOON

A synergy of the artistic energies of two artists with roots in many cultures and places.

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The World Hibakusha Exhibition

BY YUKO ABE

Take the first step in ridding the world of nuclear weapons, and visit this great photo exhibit taking place in Kyoto Shokoku-ji Jotenkaku Museum from the 6th of August to the 8th of September, 2013.

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Step Inside the World of Noh

AN INTERVIEW WITH DIEGO PELLECCHIA BY TOYOSHIMA MIZUHO AND HANA MURRELL

“I’m hoping to transmit the ethics of Noh. Respect for the space and discipline, work ethics, orderliness, cleanliness. “

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Knowing Nature

REVIEW BY ROY HAMRIC
A rambling conversation between two of America’s most original poets –– clear-eyed, unsentimental outsiders, both outdoorsmen who have spent their life probing the nature of nature.

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KJ 76

digital ¥1200 SAMPLER     KJ 76 THE BRIDE OF BONEYARD KITARO – as told by David Greer Nunoe didn’t understand why Shigeru drew what he did, but he put his soul in his drawings, and admiration blossomed in her heart. When deadlines loomed, she helped him — inked backgrounds, stippled patterns, crosshatched roofs. Gradually,…

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KJ76

digital ¥1200 SAMPLER     Kyoto Journal 76     THE BRIDE OF BONEYARD KITARO – as told by David Greer Nunoe didn’t understand why Shigeru drew what he did, but he put his soul in his drawings, and admiration blossomed in her heart. When deadlines loomed, she helped him — inked backgrounds, stippled patterns,…

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The Engaged Buddhism of Sulak Sivaraksa

BY MATTEO PISTONO

Can individuals make a difference? Are we to reject capitalism? Where do we start to dismantle structural violence and bring about a more equitable society? Sulak begins to answer these questions by stressing individual responsibility and the cultivation of mindfulness through meditation.

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Yumi Lee

FROM KYOTO SPEAKS

Through my study of this Korean-Japanese issue I have realized that four major factors prevent solutions: the first is Japanese education…

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Roger Pulvers

FROM KYOTO SPEAKS

When I arrived in Tokyo in 1967 after studying in Poland, I had only $300 left…I came down to Kyoto on the train, rented a little house by Midoro-ga-ike, and started writing short stories….

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Arai Manta

FROM KYOTO SPEAKS
Born and raised in Tokyo, Arai Manta has spent the last nine years tending bar at Club, a relaxed drinking spot that plays African music, jazz and off-the-wall Japanese pop….

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An Atmosphere of Concern

ENVIRONMENT
BY ARI PHILLIPS

China alone will add 350 million urban residents to its population – more people than live in the US – and will build the equivalent of ten New York Cities worth of skyscrapers. And greenhouse gas emissions will gather at greater frequency up above the skyline…

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