mono no aware [Japanese 物の哀れ] ~ lit. "the pathos of things", also translated as "an empathy toward things", or "a sensitivity to ephemera".

mono no aware (Japanese 物の哀れ] lit. "the pathos of things", also translated as "an empathy toward things", or "a sensitivity to ephemera". the gentle wistfulness at the transience of things and the awareness of the sadness of existence.

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mono no aware: the transcience of things

Mono no aware: the Japanese word for the sadness of transient things. For more beautiful and untranslatable Japanese words, visit teamjapanese.com

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Mono no aware

Scops Owl in Flight - Koson (Naga Oban) ins by ins. A scops owl flying past a flowering cherry tree; the full moon behind.

物の哀れ | Mono no Aware

‘Mono No Aware’ by Gabriella Achadinha & Marlize Eckard

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Gustav Klimt's 'The Kiss' inspired side tattoo using an oriental pattern.Done by Sol Tattoo

人生、山おり谷おり | MONO NO AWARE

人生、山おり谷おり | MONO NO AWARE

South African photographer Gabriella Achadinha worked in collaboration with artist Marlize Eckard to create these powerful images representing the fleeting impermanence of our experiences and memories. Gabriella shot the images in southern Japan and central Seoul - Marlize Eckard then added her creative touch with acrylic brush strokes that produced dreamlike scenarios. More art on the grid via Live Fast Magazine

‘Mono No Aware’ by Gabriella Achadinha & Marlize Eckard

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Modern Japanese block prints - Shin Hanga - move me like no other form of art. They have sensitive, wonderful use of color, profoundly beautiful (yet simple) compositions, gorgeous light, an unmatched sympathy for nature and atmosphere.

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‘Mono No Aware’ by Gabriella Achadinha & Marlize Eckard

South African photographer Gabriella Achadinha and Marlize Eckard collaborated on a project called Mono No Aware. The photographs captured in southern Japan and

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