Japanese gardens arose under the impression of Chinese gardens. The difference between Japanese and Chinese gardens, S. S. Ozhegov describes as “… In Japan, the garden is formed around a compact, generally symmetrical group of buildings. The Chinese garden includes a symmetrical group of buildings with an axial build, and usually with courtyards. In China, the most expressive point of view on the landscape are highlighted by pergolas, gates, special round openings (in the shape of the moon). Japanese garden design so that a change of beautiful scenery was continuously driven along the route…”.
Religion of Japan – Shinto is rooted in nature. The ceremony and the gods of Shinto are closely linked with the seasons and the scenery. With the building of the capital city – Kyoto – the culture of gardens beginning to bloom. This time is known as the Heian period (794 – 1185 CE) which is associated with the appearance of the characteristic style for gardens. Many gardens in this period occupied a large territory. Almost always in the center of the garden was a large pond that served as water supplies. In the gardens so dear to early flowering plants, paid great attention to the evergreens and conifers. For autumn flowering is widely used chrysanthemum. The Japanese garden is a huge source of images for the viewer, a place of transformation and area of a dreamer that allows you to transcend everyday reality. Continue reading
Today, the couple try to make the wedding interesting and rich holiday, is able to give joy to themselves and their guests. And here is the handy fall wedding traditions, and how native people and foreign. Loaf, bride, exchange of rings are, probably, at all the weddings. And than still to surprise guests and to please the young?
Wedding traditions around the world are designed to protect newlyweds from evil spirits and give happiness and prosperity for years to come, not forgetting about procreation. It is with these aspirations associated with numerous rituals and beliefs of the different Nations of the world.
Probably the most well-known today, the tradition came to us from England …
and a silver sixpence in her shoe.
Something old, new, blue, borrowed, and silver coin of six pence, laid under the heel in the Shoe. Here is what you should accompany the bride on the wedding day, considered by the British in the Victorian era. Why? It’s simple. The old symbolizes the link between generations, a new bright view of the future, blue is the color of purity, fidelity and love. And blue, most often, was the garter, which is also associated with one of the wedding ceremonies. As for something borrowed – this is about protection Continue reading