In order to understand how the nature of Japan affects the life of the Japanese, you need to understand its features. The nature of those places is considered one of the most beautiful. Due to the mountainous terrain and pleasant tropical climate in Japan, the green cover is very diverse. The fauna is represented by 270 species of mammals. Extremely beautiful in those places there is a change of seasons. All this splendor imposed peace and harmony on the Japanese. In everyday life, they adhere to a calm, peaceful behavior. They are not characterized by war and violence, which is lacking throughout the rest of the world.
The whole external “surroundings” of the tea ceremony was a manifestation of the desire to approach nature: a tea house with its surroundings is like a piece of natural nature, the home of a hermit who has escaped from the bustle of mortal worldly life. At the same time, its organization through and through is symbolic, even the stones of the garden paths remind of the difficult winding path leading to the enlightened kingdom of Buddha, the need to abandon unnecessary luxury and vain claims.
At the same time, the ritual itself acts as a means of bringing order, leading people to harmony, to a state of emotional unity, enhancing the experience of familiarizing with the beauty of the world. Contemplation of the beautiful – the nature paintings of the surrounding garden, flowers, beautiful utensils – tuned, as Zen monks thought, philosophical reflections on the greatness of the world and the transience of human life, awakened the creative powers of man, tuned in to a spiritualized, poetic perception of the environment.
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