Confucianism and Taoism
Taoism- is a spiritual, philosophical and religious tradition of Chinese origin that emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao. Tao means "way", "path", or "principle." (This can be found in many other religions.)
Associated with Taoism, this symbolizes balance and opposite forces complimenting each other.
These trees are a staple for Asian countries, especially Japan.
Kimonos are traditional Japanese clothing.
Hinduism and Buddhism
Buddhism- a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, commonly known as the Buddha.
Haiku and Tanka Examples
Over the wintry
forest, winds howl in rage
with no leaves to blow.
At a dead man’s throat
lies the rain drenched woolen scarf
that stifled his screams.
Cold Wind howls through decayed trees -
witnesses in the shadows.