Wabi Sabi

Wabi Sabi : Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life

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The definitive guide that teaches you how to use the Japanese concept of wabi sabi to reshape every area of your life and find happiness right where you are.Fed up with the exhausting challenges of our fast-paced, consumption-driven existence, millions of people around the world are turning to timeless cultural traditions to find true meaning. In this transformative handbook, Beth Kempton introduces you to wabi sabi ("wah-bi sah-bi"), a captivating concept from Japanese aesthetics that offers a whole new way of looking at the world.

With roots in Zen and the Way of Tea, wabi sabi teaches you to see beauty in imperfection, appreciate simplicity, and accept the transient nature of all things. It inspires you to simplify everything and concentrate on what truly matters. Filled with simple yet profound wisdom, Wabi Sabi will help you slow down, reconnect with nature, and be gentler on yourself.

From honoring the rhythm of the seasons to creating a welcoming home, from reframing failure to aging with grace, Wabi Sabi teaches you find more joy and inspiration throughout your perfectly imperfect life.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 130 x 180 x 30mm | 499g
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0062905155
  • 9780062905154
  • 460,165

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A whole new way of looking at the world inspired by centuries-old Japanese wisdom

Wabi sabi ("wah-bi sah-bi") is an ancient and deeply held philosophy closely tied to Japanese culture. Wabi sabi sees the beauty in imperfection, appreciates simplicity, and accepts that change is inevitable. With roots in Zen, the timeless wisdom of wabi sabi is more relevant now than ever.
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