Monday, October 12, 2015
Takuan Sōhō died in 1645. The moment before his death, Takuan painted the Chinese character 夢 ("dream"). Strolling in a dream "Takuan’s tomb, marked by a round natural stone, occupies an atoll of calm amid the hissing of passing bullet trains, surrounded as it is by a clutter of old tombstones moved from long-lost subsidiary temples." His greatest legacy? Pickled radish. Now go back to sleep. And dream on...
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