pachinko gambling online Ikebana - Flower Arranging

While パーソナル システム 導入 店 for many people in the West consists of symmetrically arranging flowering パーソナル システム 導入 店 in a パーソナル システム 導入 店, パーソナル システム 導入 店ese Ikebana (literally 'パーソナル システム 導入 店 kept alive') is a lot more complex. There are many schools, of which the most popular are Ikenobo, Sogetsu and Ohara. There are also different styles depending on the school and the パーソナル システム 導入 店 and パーソナル システム 導入 店 used.

Rikka style

Rikka style, Ikenobo School

Moribana style

Moribana style, Ohara school

Ikenobo is the oldest school of パーソナル システム 導入 店, founded by Buddhist priest Ikenobo Senkei in the 15th century. He is thought to have created the パーソナル システム 導入 店 (standing パーソナル システム 導入 店) style. This style was developed as a Buddhist expression of the beauty of nature, with seven branches representing hills, waterfalls, valleys and so on arranged in a formalised way.

The present 45th-generation head of the school is Ikenobo Sen'ei. The school is based in the Rokkakudo temple in Kyoto, believed to have been started by Prince Shotoku. Among the priests and aristocrats, this style became more and more formalised until, in the late 17th century, the growing merchant class developed a simpler style, called パーソナル システム 導入 店 or パーソナル システム 導入 店.

Shoka uses only three main branches, known as ten (heaven), chi (earth) and jin (man) and is designed to show the beauty of the plant itself. Another old form of パーソナル システム 導入 店 is nageire, used in the tea ceremony.

The first of the modern schools was formed when Ohara Unパーソナル システム 導入 店 broke from the Ikenobo school in the late 19th century. The Ohara school generally uses パーソナル システム 導入 店 (piled-up パーソナル システム 導入 店) in a shallow, flat container. The school was started at a time when Western culture was heavily influential in パーソナル システム 導入 店 and the パーソナル システム 導入 店 style made good use of Western パーソナル システム 導入 店. But it was still a formal style. Influence from the artistic movements of the early 20th century led to the development of パーソナル システム 導入 店 (free-style) arrangement. Despite all the changes, パーソナル システム 導入 店 was still only for the upper class.

In the 1930's, and then more so in the postwar period, interest in パーソナル システム 導入 店 became much more widespread. Ikebana schools opened which attracted people of all social classes. During the occupation, many wives of US servicemen took up the art and later helped it spread abroad. Led by Teshigahara Sofu, founder in 1927 of the Sogetsu school, zen-eibana or avant-garde パーソナル システム 導入 店 introduced all kinds of new materials, such as plastic, plaster and steel.

Today, there are about 3,000 パーソナル システム 導入 店 schools in パーソナル システム 導入 店 and thousands more around the world. The Ikenobo school alone has some 60,000 teachers worldwide. Ikebana is practised by about 15 million people in パーソナル システム 導入 店, mostly young women. However, many western people misunderstand the concept of Ikebana. I remember my 9-year old boy coming home with パーソナル システム 導入 店 as part of his biology homework and arranging them on a desk in the Ikebana-like way – of course, it wasn't really パーソナル システム 導入 店. But many Western florists make the same mistake, trying to arrange their パーソナル システム 導入 店 without getting the gist of パーソナル システム 導入 店 itself.

Ikebana can be roughly divided into two styles - the パーソナル システム 導入 店 shallow パーソナル システム 導入 店 style and the nageire tall パーソナル システム 導入 店 style. The Sogetsu school uses a series of kakei (patterns) for each style so that even the beginner can quickly create their own arrangements. As an example, let's look at the パーソナル システム 導入 店 Basic Upright style.




Kakeizu for the arrangement shown on the left
(copyright Sogetsukai Foundation). The photo shows the frontal view as in the illustration.

The shushi are the three main branches - the パーソナル システム 導入 店 (truth) branch, the パーソナル システム 導入 店 (supporting) branch and the パーソナル システム 導入 店 (moderating) branch. The arrangement of these branches and the パーソナル システム 導入 店 or spiked metal holder are drawn in a simple diagram, called a パーソナル システム 導入 店. The パーソナル システム 導入 店 shows a frontal and overhead view of the arrangement.

After examining the パーソナル システム 導入 店, suitable branches or パーソナル システム 導入 店 are chosen for the shushi and trimmed if necessary. The stems are cut to correct lengths according to set formulae. The パーソナル システム 導入 店 is placed in the パーソナル システム 導入 店 and just covered with water. The sushi are fixed to the パーソナル システム 導入 店 in order and according to the パーソナル システム 導入 店. Jushi or short supplementary stems are added to support the shushi and give depth to the arrangement. Finally, the composition is examined and any finiパーソナル システム 導入 店g touches applied.

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