A compendium of different Haiku, Haibun and Photo Haiku books, contests and websites.
You can purchase Sydney Solis's prize-winning Tempozan Ferris Wheel photo at Estudio Sol on Society6 It makes a great holiday gift!
On Monday, December 7, 2020, just before 8:00 in the morning, it will be my honor and joy to publish an episode of Storytime Yoga Kamishibai for Peace on the Storytime Yoga YouTube, telling the Inuit folktale Raven Brings the Light about the winter solstice. It's my offering for World Kamishibai Day. A day when people all over the world tell kamishibai stories for peace.
Sydney Solis talks about her Mythic Yoga Journey to Japan on Valerie Carruther's Podcast, The Shazam Show. Myth and Transformation covers everything from Shinto, Joseph Campbell, Faith in Nature, and war and sex. Have a listen!
熊野古道 Kumano Kodō, Faith in Nature and The Mythic Return
The grand finale of the 熊野古道 Kumano Kodō prilgimage was a close-up view of the 那智滝Nachi Waterfall at the 飛瀧神社Hiro Jinja Shinto Shrine.
The splendor of autumn in Japan in photographs by Sydney Solis available as fine art prints and more at Estudio Sol on Society6.
熊野古道 Kumano Kodō: Nachi Taisha Shinto Shrine and 青岸渡寺 Seiganto-ji Buddhist Temple
熊野古道 Kumano Kodō: Nachi Taisha Three-Storied Pagoda - Sanjūdō
Mirrors 鏡, kagami, have a magical element to them in Japan. You see them everywhere at Shinto as well as Buddhist Shrines.