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Sakura - Japanese cherry blossom flower


Why the sakura hana or cherry blossom holds such significance in Japan: The brilliance, fragility and transience of life ~ Tied to the Buddhist themes of mortality, mindfulness and living in the present, Japanese cherry blossoms are a timeless metaphor for human existence.


Blooming season is powerful, glorious and intoxicating, but tragically short-lived — a visual reminder that our lives, too, are fleeting.Why don’t we marvel at our own passing time on earth with the same joy and passion? Why do we neglect to revel in life when it can end at any moment, or in the grace surrounding us everywhere: our family, friends, a stranger’s smile, a child’s laugh, new flavours on our plate or the scent of green grass? It is time, cherry blossoms remind us, to pay attention.

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SKU: 005
  • 100% habotai silk

    100% plant dyed

    hand rolled edges

    36" x 60" 

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