Hiroshima 70 Years Today

Today August 6th, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Last night on the eve of the Atomic Remembrance Day, I came by the Atomic Bomb to remember, to learn, to think and to pay my respects. The local suffering of one people can have global consequences. Every time I stand beneath the Atomic Memorial Dome, I feel weighed down by a heaviness, a sense of despair. The Atomic …

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What is Harmony?

Harmony is a state of balance. For me, the circle is a symbol of perfect harmony.  A circle is infinite.  It represents endless continuity with no corners or sharp edges. All points are of equal distance from the centre within a circle. A circle is balanced in its very nature. Circles are replicated as symbols in human art and represented in our everyday living. 茶道, tea ceremony, trà đạo, la cérémonie …

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