> The Things You Can Read: Random Thought: Definition of Wabi-Sabi

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Random Thought: Definition of Wabi-Sabi

I love the meaning of the Japanese word, wabi-sabi.  I thought I'd share this life-altering word and look for your thoughts on embracing this concept into your reading/writing life.  Let us know if wabi-sabi is a viewpoint you already embrace or will embrace in the future

Wabi-Sabi: Finding Beauty in Imperfection and Impermanence

Both an aesthetic and a worldview, it connotes a way of living that finds beauty in imperfection and accepts the natural cycle of growth and decay.

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1 comment:

  1. The complete opposite of our Western obsession with youth and artificial perfection. It's a good concept to remember sometimes.


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