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Essay | Real Meaning of "Wabi-Sabi"

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Real Meaning of "Wabi-Sabi"

Summary: Essay examines the real meaning of "Wabi-Sabi" by Leonard Koren.
"Do not judge a book by its cover" is an old saying that is taught throughout the American generation, like America the Japanese also has a saying that is some what related called "Wabi-Sabi." Wabi-Sabi can be defined in many different terms, however all the meanings are related. In Leonard Koren's book, Wabi-Sabi, he defines this peculiar word as "a beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete." (Koren, p.7) So what can this mean? In today's human society, one can never see something that is imperfect, incomplete beautiful; that just does not make sense. Yet, Koren in his book lets the reader and philosopher think about how true inner beauty is more beautiful in the inside than the outside.

Wabi-Sabi can be first linked to the Japanese tea ceremonies that were taken place hundreds of years ago. Throughout the history of Japan, these tea ceremonies have...

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