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Mottainai — The Spirit of Not Wasting - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Mottainai — The Spirit of Not Wasting

Discover the profound Japanese concept of もったいない (Mottainai) and learn how small, mindful actions can lead to a more sustainable and appreciative way of life.

Mottainai — The Spirit of Not Wasting

Discover the profound Japanese concept of もったいない (Mottainai) and learn how small, mindful actions can lead to a more sustainable and appreciative way of life.

Celebrating Summer Solstice with Japanese Wagashi Treats - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Celebrating Summer Solstice with Japanese Wagas...

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Mina-zuki, savoring the flavors of Japanese tradition and exploring the enchanting world of Japanese culture.

Celebrating Summer Solstice with Japanese Wagas...

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Mina-zuki, savoring the flavors of Japanese tradition and exploring the enchanting world of Japanese culture.

Blooming in Your Own Time with Ou Bai Tou Ri - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Blooming in Your Own Time with Ou Bai Tou Ri

Explore the beautiful concept of 桜梅桃李 (Ou Bai Tou Ri) and learn to appreciate your unique beauty and timing, just like the cherry, plum, peach, and Japanese plum blossoms.

Blooming in Your Own Time with Ou Bai Tou Ri

Explore the beautiful concept of 桜梅桃李 (Ou Bai Tou Ri) and learn to appreciate your unique beauty and timing, just like the cherry, plum, peach, and Japanese plum blossoms.

Sweet Confessions in Japan’s Valentine’s Day - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Sweet Confessions in Japan’s Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is celebrated quite differently in Japan. 

Sweet Confessions in Japan’s Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is celebrated quite differently in Japan. 

Tokyo’s Winter Whisper - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Tokyo’s Winter Whisper

Sensoji Temple in Asakusa transforms under a delicate blanket of snow, a serene reminder of the ‘Sankan Shion’ dance between winter’s chill and the promise of spring.

Tokyo’s Winter Whisper

Sensoji Temple in Asakusa transforms under a delicate blanket of snow, a serene reminder of the ‘Sankan Shion’ dance between winter’s chill and the promise of spring.

Welcoming Spring’s Simple Beauty - The Wabi Sabi Shop

Welcoming Spring’s Simple Beauty

As we welcome Risshun, the first day of spring in the Japanese twenty-four seasonal division calendar, we're greeted by the serene blooming of the wintersweet. This post explores the symbolic...

Welcoming Spring’s Simple Beauty

As we welcome Risshun, the first day of spring in the Japanese twenty-four seasonal division calendar, we're greeted by the serene blooming of the wintersweet. This post explores the symbolic...