The talented musician Nakamura Masaki interpreted in Shaku-hatchi six Artistic Propositions by Dr. Paul Briot.
From a family of Buddhist monks, Nakamura was supposed to take over the temple and become a monk but instead decided to pursue the spirit through music.
SAISO SHIMADA: How many artists do you know when asked to draw their auto-portrait draw their spirit?
Shimada Saiso has combined for many years shodo, zen and qigong (kikou), with the result that her shodo illuminates and lifts with an energy that is rare. As far as Zen is concerned, from what I understood Saiso Shimada learned Zen from a Jesuit — from a school founded by Hugo Enomiya-Lassale. According to some articles, the founder of the place Hugo Enomiya-Lassalle was present and suffered from the Hiroshima atomic bomb in WWII. After that, he…
SHODO AND DEEP MEDITATION
Saiso Shimada, a talented shodo artist who has created thirteen pieceds of shodo art which elevate us with a moment of silence.