The Journey of Asia

We take a look around Asia as we see Japan, India, and etc.

Japan

Japan

On the world map, Japan is located of Eastern Asia by the Pacific Ocean. As we learn more about Japan, as of their country, they government is based off a Constitutional Monarchy which Japan is known as an unity state. Japan also only committed to two religions as it Shinto and Buddhism which is very popular in Japan. They're known about their culture and food also with more to come.



Cultures


  • Japan famous from homogeny, Chopsticks, Bowing, Karate, Sushi, Rice




  • Haiku-It is a compact poem and contains three lines.

  • Tanka-It is a poem with 31 syllables and five syllabic units

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Taoism and Confucianism

Confucianism and Taoism are both philosophies which began in China.

India

India is identified as the birthplace of Hinduism and Buddhism, the third and fourth biggest religions in the world. As more to learn about, their cuisine is influenced by many other countries in the world, as they known for herbs and spices. Wheat, Basmati rice and pulses with chana (Bengal gram) is apart of their diet. In India, the most well-known architect is the Taj Mahal, built by emperor Shah Jahan to honor his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. About more of their culture, Indian clothing is closely identified with the colorful silk worn by women, as men wears a kurta which is a loose shirt.

David Blevins II

May 12, 2016


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