0 Likes

asagirijam-2009-6
Japan
Copyright: Yoshinori Akiyama
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6324x3162
Uploaded: 14/10/2009
Updated: 02/10/2014
Views:

...


Tags: 朝霧 asagiri
comments powered by Disqus

Yoshinori Akiyama
asagirijam-2009-5
Yoshinori Akiyama
asagirijam-2009-4
Yoshinori Akiyama
asagiri-jam-2009-1
Yoshinori Akiyama
asagirijam-2009-2
Yoshinori Akiyama
asagirijam-2009-3
Yoshinori Akiyama
朝霧JAM
bibouroku tabito
朝霧高原から見る冬の富士山
bibouroku tabito
朝霧高原で見る富士山
kiyoharu takamura
Hitoana sengen jinja
kiyoharu takamura
botanical and birds garden in fuji
kiyoharu takamura
bird show
kiyoharu takamura
Jinba no taki
Giuliano Bernardi
Fiume Noce Croviana 1
wongchichuen
Sai Yeung Choi St( 西洋菜街) Mon Kok HK
Alexey Ermakov
Zorro (musical)-Nancy Reina
Roland Lahner
Trauttmansdorff botanical gardens 3
Jeff Fillmore
Brooksville Florida, Abandoned Grain Depot
Malinnikov Ruslan
Fairy Spring at Red Canyon at Mui Ne
Mark Weber
Horseshoe Bend, Colorado River, Arizona near Page
Marcio Cabral
Enchanted forest
Marek Koszorek
Carrick-a-Rede Island
Ivan Tsyrkunovich
Заброшенный Двор. Центр Гродно
Fernando da Rosa Morena
Eden Valley train station
Giuliano Bernardi
Commezzadura Chiesa Di Sant Agata 1
Yoshinori Akiyama
DK SOUND 20090815-1
Yoshinori Akiyama
Ginza 2chome Interaction
Yoshinori Akiyama
Namaste India at Yoyogi Park
Yoshinori Akiyama
una camera livera 20090908
Yoshinori Akiyama
Kawana Sotai
Yoshinori Akiyama
Design Festa Gallery
Yoshinori Akiyama
Tree of children
Yoshinori Akiyama
Yakata Ship
Yoshinori Akiyama
Cottontime
Yoshinori Akiyama
Shinjuku Gyoen: a cherry tree
Yoshinori Akiyama
Kochi Castle
Yoshinori Akiyama
asagirijam-2009-5
More About Japan

The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention.The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on.They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro.So far, so good. But when Izanagi and Izanami first met on their island, Izanami spoke to Isanagi without being spoken to first. Since she was the female, and this was improper, their first union created badly-formed offspring who were sent off into the sea in boats.The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan.I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society.At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. It has the second largest economy in the world and the largest metropolitan area (Tokyo.)Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Izanagi and Izanami must have been busy little devils with their jewelled halberd...Japan's culture is highly technical and organized. Everything sparkles and swooshes on silent, miniaturized mechanisms.They're a world leader in robotics, and the Japanese have the longest life-expectancy on earth.Text by Steve Smith.