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✰ [BOOKS] ✸ 方丈記 By Kamo no Chōmei ✽ – Businesscurrency.co.uk The single great work of literary witness in medieval Japan Hojoki is a short social chronicle prompted by a series of calamities that overtook old Kyoto in the late 12th century By building a rude hoBOOKS 方丈記 By Kamo no Chōmei Businesscurrencycouk The single great work of literary witness in medieval Japan Hojoki is a short social chronicle prompted by a series of calamities that overtook old Kyoto in the late 12th century By building a rude ho The single great work of literary witness in medieval Japan Hojoki is a short social chronicle prompted by a series of calamities that overtook old Kyoto in th

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方丈記E late th century By building a rude home in the forest and eliminating desire poet and Buddhist priest Chomei believed he would be spared the anguish that had befallen the townspeople Yet at the end we find the author consumed with self doubt uestioning his own sanity and the integrity of his purpose His voice reaches out from the distant past and speaks directly to our hearts surprisingly modern and intensely humanAuthor Biography Yasuhiko Moriguch

方丈記 kindle ↠ Paperback read ¹ businesscurrency Kamo no Chōmei 鴨 長明? or – was a Japanese author poet in the waka form and essayist He witnessed a series of natural and social disasters and having lost his political backing was passed over for promotion within the Shinto shrine associated with his family He decided to turn his back on society took Buddhist vows and became a hermit living outside the capital This was.

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  • Praj

    方丈記 kindle ↠ Paperback read ¹ businesscurrency 方丈記Below the crimson skies shivers the last leafSings the blue bird songs of a lonely treeI wonder where swallowed by the spring rainFloats the leaf to claim a spotted graveThe sounds from Hojoki deeply permeateHeart of a one room hut poetry and music rhymeNestled within an early bud what do I see?Glimpses of Lotus Sutra one man’s pilgrimageFive deciding elements of nature p


  • Adina

    方丈記 kindle ↠ Paperback read ¹ businesscurrency 方丈記I've read listened to this book by accident I started playing the audiobook for Narrow Road to the Interior And Other Writings but this short little gem came first I've never heard of the author before but I am glad I stumbled across him Kamo no Chōmei is a medieval Japanese writerpoet and essayist who takes the Buddhist vows becoming a monk “The flowing river never stops and yet the water never stays the same Foam floats upon the pools scattering re forming never lingering long So it is


  • Steve

    方丈記 kindle ↠ Paperback read ¹ businesscurrency 方丈記 Calligraphy by Hon'ami Kōetsu 1558–1637 Underpainting attributed to Tawaraya Sōtatsu died ca 1640 Poem by Kamo no Chomei ca 1154 – 1216If we follow the ways of the world things are hard for us; if we refuse to follow them we appear to have gone madAs I understand it Hojoki is read by every Japanese student in school and had a great influence on much that was subseuently written in Japanese It is one of the key texts of the Japanese culture Written by Kamo no Chomei in 1212 during the collapse of the Heian dynasty it is a poetica


  • Frank

    方丈記 kindle ↠ Paperback read ¹ businesscurrency 方丈記Gentle prose The beginning reminds me of The Book of Ecclesiastes warning the reader that all is vanity one doesn't know what nature will do to your prized possessions


  • Bruce

    方丈記 kindle ↠ Paperback read ¹ businesscurrency 方丈記Kamo no Chomei about 1155 1216 CE was a low level Japanese aristocrat during the late Heian Period and Early Kamakura Period Having experienced frustrations in terms of political advancement and having lived through a series of natural disasters he became a Buddhist monk a recluse and an author His short work Hojoki variously translated into English as An Account of My Hut or An Account of a Ten Foot Hut has become a Japanese classic an exposition of the Buddhist insight of impermanenceMost Japanese today easily recognize the work’s opening paragraph “Though the river’s current never fails the water passing moment by moment is never the same Where the current pools bubbles form on the surface bursting and disappearing as others rise to replace them none lasting l


  • Cam *tactile seeker*

    方丈記 kindle ↠ Paperback read ¹ businesscurrency 方丈記This book is part of my beautiful 2018 MACHALO READING CHALLENGE AKA MMFBCE™ End of the World If you entrust yourself to the care of othersyou will be owned by themIf you care for othersyou will be enslavedby your own solicitudeIf you conform to the worldit will bind you hand and footIf you do not thenit will think you madAnd so the uestion where should we live?And how?Where to finda place to rest a while?And how bringeven short lived peaceto our hearts?


  • Velvetink

    方丈記 kindle ↠ Paperback read ¹ businesscurrency 方丈記Thanks to Capsguy for this For a text that is 800 years old it has major relevance to today A kind of Buddhist ode to downsizing and I can certainly relate I wish I could read Japanese I'm sure there are nuances in the language that translate even poetically


  • some mushroom dude

    方丈記 kindle ↠ Paperback read ¹ businesscurrency 方丈記i love love love


  • Akemi G.

    方丈記 kindle ↠ Paperback read ¹ businesscurrency 方丈記Mediocre About the only good part is the opening paragraph and even that I think it is cliched I'm sure the symbolism of a river was popular in his time already Chomei is a lay monk and I think his understanding of impermanence is shallow only in his head Please don't judge Japanese classics by this book If you like reading essays try Essays in Idleness The Tsurezuregusa of Kenko written by another lay monk or The Pillow Book written by a court lady If you want to know about the Japanese concept of mono no aware read The Tale of Genji or The Tale of the Heike two very different stories and yet both succeed Genji is about a courtier and with all his power money and many many lovers he still cannot escape life Heike is about a warrior clan the historical events took place just a little before Hojoki time primarily about a man who rose the ranks by his own achievements and he his clan and all the mighty men of both sides of the conflict perish in time I usually don't ratereview bo


  • Capsguy

    方丈記 kindle ↠ Paperback read ¹ businesscurrency 方丈記This is an amazing little gem and its applicability for today is amazing If you can find this please spare the twenty or so minutes it would take for reading this it truly is something to help put you back into reality