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Rashomon Gate, Kyoto Japan

Nose (hana)

Luggage (nimotsu) Japan. wicker trunk (koori)
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Aristocrats (kuge) Japan

Beard (hige) Japan

Khat, miraa (Catha edulis) Kenya

Cultural Keywords used by Matsuo Basho

Hut,thatched hut, hermitage (iori, an) Japan

Tempel bells (kane) haiku by Basho

Mukai Chine 向井千子 (? - 1688)

Six in the morning (akemutsu, asamutsu) Japan

Mallomars chocolate cookies New Jersey, USA. Mohrenkopf

Ukiyo 浮世 floating world

Scouting for food USA

Mochi rice cakes and Matsuo Basho haiku

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Nobunaga Memorial Day (Nobunaga Ki) Oda Nobunaga (June 23, 1534 – June 21, 1582)

Morin khuur horse-headed fiddle Mongolia

Dumitru Prunariu Romania

Obama, Barack Obama USA

Melbourne cup horse race Australia

Aswang shape shifter Philippines

Pasig River, Manila Philippines

Kesz Valdez Philippines

Kapre monster Philippines

Holland (Oranda) the Dutch Delegation in Edo. Japan

Bhajan Hindu Music India

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Kagami Shikoo 各務支考 Kagami Shiko (1665 - 1731)

Pashmina shawl, Kashmir India

Dragon Haiku by Matsuo Basho Japan

Firooz, Soosan Firooz, Sosan Afghanistan, rap singer

Rimrock North America.

Mongolian Camel Mongolia

Face, faces (kao, tsura) Japan

Shadow play, shadow puppets Malaysia

Carpenter (daiku, tooryoo) Japan

Yee Sang fish salad Malaysia

World Poverty Day - October 17 Worldwide

Mindanao Island Philippines

Felix Baumgartner

Tudor Gheorghe Romania

Gensei memorial day Japan. Monk Gensei (1623―1668)

Blue grass Mongolia

Takhi wild horses, Przewalski's horse Mongolia

Mo Yan, novelist China

Antelope, Saiga antelope Mongolia, Kenya

Malala Yousafzai Swat, Pakistan

Enomoto Shidoo 槐本之道 Shido
(1659?−1708) Tookoo - 東湖 - Toko "East Lake"

Sugiyama Sanpu 杉山杉風 (Sampu) (1647 - 1732)

Arthur's Day - Arthur Guinness Worldwide

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Harumafuji Yokozuna Mongolia, Japan

Sora, Kawai Sora 河合曾良 (1649 - 1710)

. Williams, Andy Williams . USA

Mynah bird, myna India. Fam. Sturnidae

Homi, Khöömei throat song Mongolia

Queen Anne's Lace (Daucus carota) wild carrots North America

Steppe, Mongolian-Manchurian steppe

Tumbleweed, tumbleweeds Mongolia, North America

Marigold Tagetes and Calendula India, Japan

Lao Tzu, Laozi 老子 Lao Tse. China

Playing for Change Day Worldwide

Feather, feathers Mongolia, Japan

Edelweiss Mongolia, Japan

Fujiwara no Teika 藤原定家 (1162 –1241)

Donryu Memorial Day, September 3, 1623) (Donryuu ki) Japan

Sepak Takraw ball game Malaysia

Carless car free Sunday Europe

Cherry blossoms in Mongolia

Tiger Balm Gardens China

Beas River Punjab, India

Gilgamesh - the Epic Mesopotamia

Magpie (kasasagi) Magpie-Robin (Pica Pica) Japan. India.

Kookaburra kingfisher Australia

Yanagita Kunio Memorial Day Japan

Skink, blue-tongued skink skink family (Scincidae). Australia

Cosplay, costume play (kosupure) Japan, USA

Stilts "Bamboo horse" (take uma, takeuma) Japan. Stelzen

Sakazuki, cup for ricewine, sake cup Japan

Katsumi Jiryuu 勝見二柳 (1723 ?1722 -1803) Japan

Shikishi - Decoration Board Japan

Minaret - tower of a mosque Worldwide

Jonan Shrine Festival (Joonan matsuri) Kyoto, Japan

Handa Inari Shrine Festivals Tokyo, Japan

Absolving of lies (seimonbarai) Kyoto, Japan

Meadowlark - Wyoming USA

Henry Prince of Wales England

Labour Day, Labor Day - USA

Niukawakami shrine festival (Niukawakami matsuri)
and rain rituals in Japan

Rose chafer (Cetonia aurata) Europe

Golden Eagle Festival Mongolia

Eastwooding, Clint Eastwood USA

Blue Moon worldwide

Crocodile - Bujang Senang Malaysia

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Kureha Shrine Festivals (Kureha Jinja) Osaka, Japan
Kureha Hime and Ayaha Hime for Weavers

Month of Shawwal Yemen

Babbler bird (Turdoides striata) India

Alma, aalma, amalika - Indian gooseberry Phyllanthus emblica

Kirishima Shrine Festivals Kagoshima, Japan

Sumo wrestling until babies cry (nakizumoo) Japan

Matsumura Goshun Gekkei (1752 - 1811) Japan

Higgs boson particle

Hakozaki Hachimangu Shrine Festival Fukuoka, Japan

Blue Ridge Mountains USA
- - - and Appalachian dulcimer

Duckbill, duckmole, platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) Australia

Possum, fam. Diprodontia Australia

Miyazaki Keiko 宮崎荊口 (? - 1725)

Damaru drum, damru India

Fire, fires, blaze Kenya

Tit, Chickadee, Meise (Parus major) Japan, Canada, North America

Raga Chandar Kauns, Chandarkauns Moon raga India

Togakushi festival (Togakushi matsuri) Nagano, Japan

Tipi, teepee, Lakota tent North America

Tropical night (nettaiya) Japan

Pussy Riot Rock Band Russia

Giddarpirhi mushroom (Trametes versicolor)

Elvis Presley

Baobab tree (Adansonia digitata) India

Rajanigandha (Polianthes tuberosa) India

Arakida Moritake 1473 – August 30, 1549

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Quisqualis indica. Chinese honeysuckle India

Raksha Bandhan - Bond of Protection - Rakhi Purnima India

Miyagi Prefecture Festivals Japan


Fantail Flycatcher (fam. Rhipiduridae) India

Dargah Sufi Islamic Shrine Sufism, India

Tear, tears (namida) Japan. Träne, Tränen

Roundness (hito-marume), round things Japan

Kalyani, kalyan, kalyaan - raga music India

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Month of Sawan (Savan) in Punjab

Chickpeas (kala chana) India

Pinoy street food Philippines

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Liatris - Blazing-Star North America

Kingfisher (kawasemi) Japan. Eisvogel

Slug (namekuji) Nacktschnecke Japan

Talk, talking

Ariwara no Narihira 在原業平 Japan

Moti Bagh Palace Punjab, India

Japji hymns (Jabji hymns) India

Igusa rush (Juncus effusus) Japan

Sakai Hoitsu 酒井抱一 Sakai Hooitsu (1761 - 1829)

Orchids in Summer Japan

Sanziana, Yellow Bedstraw (Galium verum) Romania

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Hayashi Fumiko 林芙美子 Japan

Suminoe, Sumiyoshi in Osaka Japan

Mitumba (singular : mtumba) second-hand goods Kenya

Miyazaki Prefecture Festivals Japan

Gurbani hymns Punjab, India

Trees blossoming in Summer - LIST

Evening Snow - Linanthus dichotomus North America

Ear, ears (mimi) Ohren Japan

Mount Kaguyama, Nara. Ama no Kaguyama Japan

Sutlej River India

Tago no Ura 田子の浦 Tagonoura Bay Japan

Armadillo - Dasypus novemcinctus

Nozarashi Kiko - Poetic Traveling Japan. Matsuo Basho

Big Dipper (pole star) and related kigo (hokuto) Japan

Basho walks the 中山道 Nakasendo Road Japan

Michinoku, Mutsu 陸奥 Japan

Koono Riyuu 河野 李由 Kono Riyu (1662 - 1705) Haiku poet.

Tokyo Sky Tree 東京スカイツリー Skytree Tokyo, Japan

Eclipse, solar eclipse May 21, 2012 金環日食

Kanjak Ashtami Puja and Navaratri . India

Jean Sibelius - Finnish composer

Kabir, Sant Kabir, the Poet India

Leather haori coat (kawabaori) Japan

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Haiku 俳句 and haika 俳菓  - waka 和歌

Hagiwara Sakutaro 萩原朔太郎 Japan

Yellow, the color, Gelb

Maurice Sendak USA

Marigold (kinsenka) Calendula officinalis Japan

Kibanda hut Kenya

Challenger Space Shuttle USA

Burj Khalifa Building in Dubai Yemen

Skimmia (shikimi) miyama shikimi Skimmia japonica. Japan

Boxwood (tsuge) Buchsbaum, Buxus microphylla. Japan

Mockingbird North America

Tada Chimako 多田智満子 (1930-2003) Japan.

Sampaguita, Jasminum sambac Philippines

. Arbor Day, Tree Day .

Anzac Day (25th April)Australia

Tule fog - California USA

Agni, God of Fire and Agni V missile India

Nipa hut Philippines

Jackie Robinson Day USA

Bridges in the USA
Bay Bridge San Francisco
Brooklyn Bridge New York

Ishikawa Takuboku 石川 啄木 Japan

O no Mai (oo no mai 王の舞) dance of the king
Uwase Shrine, Wakasa, Fukui

Shidoji Temple Festival (Shidodera matsuri) Kagawa, Japan

Kuwana Festival (Kuwana matsuri) Mie, Japan

Gojinjoo daiko -
"Drums for the Shinto Gods"
Wajima, Japan

Cagsawa ruins and Mount Mayon volcano Philippines

Lakota Sioux People North America

World TB Day - World Tuberculosis Day worldwide

Earth Hour worldwide

Al Khallool flute Yemen

Ornaments from Punjab and Giddha dance

Adrienne Rich (May 16, 1929 – March 27, 2012)

Nyepi, day of silence New Year. Bali, Indonesia

Jackfruit, fenesi Uganda

Kusama Yayoi Kusama Polka Dot Artist (1929 - )

Kachnar tree, orchid tree Bauhinia variegata. India

Rudraksha tree - "Rudra's eyes" mala India

Nettletree, Chinese hackberry tree (enoki) Japan

Trash day, garbage collection day Indonesia

Black Forest, Adelaide Australia

NO CELLPHONE DAY Worldwide

"Best of the year" list, 10 best list USA

Blind people (zatoo) and kigo

Karasaki shrine festival (Karasaki matsuri) Otsu, Shiga, Japan

Oyama festival (Ooyama matsuri) shrine Afuri Jinja, Oyama, Kanagawa

Yoshiwake Tairo Haiku Poet. (1730 - 1778)

Zama festival (Zama matsuri) Ikasuri Shrine, Osaka, Japan

Aso Shine Festival (Aso matsuri) Japan

Violet (sumire) Plant, Japan

Hola Mohalla festival Punjab, India

Shimada ame matsuri 島田飴まつり 
Shimada Candy Festival
Miyagi, Japan

Western Reef Heron (Egretta gularis) Yemen

Tsuwano Heron Dance (Tsuwano Sagimai) Shimane, Japan

Sumomo plum festival (sumomo matsuri) Japan

Martenitsa in Bulgaria - March 1.


Gojinjoo daiko -
"Drums for the Shinto Gods"
Wajima, Japan

Cagsawa ruins and Mount Mayon volcano Philippines

Lakota Sioux People North America

World TB Day - World Tuberculosis Day worldwide

Earth Hour worldwide

Al Khallool flute Yemen

Ornaments from Punjab and Giddha dance

Adrienne Rich (May 16, 1929 – March 27, 2012)

Nyepi, day of silence New Year. Bali, Indonesia

Jackfruit, fenesi Uganda

Kusama Yayoi Kusama Polka Dot Artist (1929 - )

Kachnar tree, orchid tree Bauhinia variegata. India

Rudraksha tree - "Rudra's eyes" mala India

Nettletree, Chinese hackberry tree (enoki) Japan

Trash day, garbage collection day Indonesia

Black Forest, Adelaide Australia

NO CELLPHONE DAY Worldwide

"Best of the year" list, 10 best list USA

Blind people (zatoo) and kigo

Karasaki shrine festival (Karasaki matsuri) Otsu, Shiga, Japan

Oyama festival (Ooyama matsuri) shrine Afuri Jinja, Oyama, Kanagawa

Yoshiwake Tairo Haiku Poet. (1730 - 1778)

Zama festival (Zama matsuri) Ikasuri Shrine, Osaka, Japan

Aso Shine Festival (Aso matsuri) Japan

Violet (sumire) Plant, Japan

Hola Mohalla festival Punjab, India

Shimada ame matsuri 島田飴まつり 
Shimada Candy Festival
Miyagi, Japan

Western Reef Heron (Egretta gularis) Yemen

Tsuwano Heron Dance (Tsuwano Sagimai) Shimane, Japan

Sumomo plum festival (sumomo matsuri) Japan

Martenitsa in Bulgaria - March 1.

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Gujarat violence 2002, Gujarat pogrom India

Sleshmantak ban Forest Nepal

Kahlo, Frida Kahlo de Rivera Mexican Painter

Bindi, the Red Dot decoration India

Sutra copying in all seasons (shakyoo) Japan

Not quite so (anagachi 強ち)

Falgun, month of falgun, PhalgunaIndia

Roben memorial day - priest Roben and Todai-Ji Nara Japan

Washington, George Washington USA

Family Day Canada

Breast, breasts (oppai, chibusa) Japan

Nose (hana) Japan, Kenya. blowing the nose

Tsunemochi matsuri -Tsunemochi festival Saitama, Japan

Yotaka lantern festival (Yotaka andon matsuri) Fukuno, Japan

Toowan kuyoo -memorial service for Chinese bowls Matsudo, Japan

Mustard greens (takana) Japan. Brassica juncea var. integlifolia

Dukh-Bhanjani Beri tree Golden Temple, Amritsar, India

Tomobata matsuri - Tomobata Flag Festival Japan

Golowan Festival Cornwall, England

Jinmu Tenno 神武天皇 First Emperor Jimmu Japan

Japji Sahib - universal song of God Punjab, India

Whitney Elizabeth Houston Singer, USA

Yasukuni matsuri 靖国祭 Yasukuni shrine festival Japan

Chindonya ちんどん屋 street musician Japan

Tenzushi dance (Tenzushimai) Kofu, Japan

Kemansoo 華鬘草 "Keman flower" Japan. Lamprocapnos spectabilis, bleeding heart

Shutsugyoo-e 出行会 start of the ascetic exercises Japan

. Aurel Vlaicu - Pilot .  Romania

Big Sur, California USA

Yukon River North America

Smell of urine Kenya

Bosatsu 菩薩  Bodhisattva Japan

Karl Marx Germany

Nath - nose ring India

Yoshino Yoshiko 吉野義子 (1915 - )

Thorn tree - Acacia xanthophloea Kenya

Shino pottery (Shinoyaki) Japan

Charles Dickens England

Nihang warriors Punjab, India

Panjabi Apparel Punjab, India
Patiala salwar trousers, pauncha ankle cuff

Nishan Sahib flag Punjab, India

Ooyamato shinkoosai 大和神幸祭
Festival at shrine Oyamato Jinja
Nara, Japan

Dupatta scarf Punjab, India

Dukh Nivaran shrine Punjab, India

Krishna - Deity in India India and Bhagavad Gita

Yakumo - "Eight Clouds" in Japanese legend Origin of Waka

Phoebe Snow, Singer USA

Ion Luca Caragiale (1852-1912), Romania

Lip, lips (kuchibiru) Japan, Kenya

Food from Punjab India

Raj Kapoor - actor India

O-fuda nagashi, ofudanagashi お札流 floating of temple amulets Japan

Guru Granth Sahib - Adi Granth scripture Punjab. India

O-Mi-Nugui 御身拭 Ominugui
ritual cleansing of the Amida Buddha statue

Seiryooji 清涼寺 Temple Seiryo-Ji, Kyoto

Ichiya kanjoo 一夜官女 court lady for one night Japan

Cape Fear, North Carolina USA
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Yakazu haikai 矢数俳諧 haiku marathon

Gusokubiraki, gusoku biraki 具足開 "opening the armour" Japan

Futomani matsuri 太占祭 Futomani festival Japan

. Haiku from Punjab . India
Ropar town, Sassui Punhun folktale, Harike Wetland, Kahwah tea, Golden Temple Amritsar, Shisham tree, Gulmohar tree . . .

Sarovar - Sacred Pool India

Phulkari embroidery Punjab, India

First Rituals at the Imperial Court Japan

Nara no Yamayaki 奈良の山焼 burning the mountain slopes at Nara Japan

Fushimi Inari Taisha Festivals 伏見稲荷大社 Kyoto, Japan

Winter Festival in Sakanbe (Sakabe) Nagano, Japan

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day USA

Hakusan shrines 白山神社 and festivals

Yoshida kiyo harae - purification ritual at Yoshida Kyoto

Tamakae matsuri, tamakae sai -
festival of exchanging auspicious balls
Kurume, Fukuoka

Nishi Shichijoo taue shinji -
rice planting ceremony at Nishi Shichijo village
Kyoto

Snow festival at Niino (Niino no yukimatsuri) Nagano

Naoi no shinji - driving away evil
Shrine Konomiya, Inazawa, Aichi

First shooting at the Inari shrine
(Inari no bushasai)
Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto

Ichigami matsuri - festival for the God of the Market

Imigomori 亥巳籠 respectful retreat
from the first day of the wild boar (i 亥)
to the day of the snake (mi 巳)

Shiba Myoojin matsuri 芝明神祭 festival at Shiba Myojin Shrine
Tokyo

Mooja Okuri 亡者送り Seeing Off the Dead, driving out the devil
Asakusa, Moja Okuri

mogura-uchi 土龍打 "hitting the moles" . Japan


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"Deity of the Year" (Toshitokujin, toshigami) Japan

Toshibi iwai - birthday celebration at the New Year Okinawa
..... shoonen iwai - celebrating the birthday

Shishinden 紫宸殿 Hall for State Ceremonies Japan

Echigoya 越後屋 and Mitsui Store 三井 Edo, Japan

Shichikoozan mairi 七高山詣 - Nagasaki
Pilgrimage to the Seven High Mountains
Japan

Miyake Shozan 三宅嘯山 Miyake Shoozan (1718 - 1801)

Chanting of the Buddhas' Names -( Butsumyo-e, Butsumyooe) Jpana

Temple Kozan-Ji 高山寺 and Saint Myoe Shonin 明恵上人
memorial service for the bugs at Toganoo

Healing Haiku, Haiku therapy, psychotherapy

Koofukuji 興福寺 Temple Kofuku-Ji, Nara

Chishaku-in rongi 智積院論義
public debate at temple Chishaku-In



Nomura Kiwao 野村喜和夫
(1951 - )

Nyudo goblin at the gate (kado nyuudoo) Japan

. Magatama jewels, curved beads .

Iwakura Daiun-Ji Temple and Waterfall Japan

Flower kagura (hana kagura, sakaki oni) Japan

Toyama December Festival (Tooyama no shimotsuki matsuri) Nagano, Japan

Isonokami Shrine (Isonokami Jingu) Festivals Japan

Tamaki Jinja 玉置神社 and Kunitokotachi Japan

Otagaki Rengetsu 太田垣 蓮月 (1791 - 1875) Waka poetess, nun Lotus Moon

Time and Space
haiku about past, present and future events

Wara ningyoo 藁人形 straw dolls for curses Japan

Rohatsu (Rohachi) ceremony at Zen temples Japan

Kurokawa Noh performance and kigo

Konpira Shrine festivals (Kompira)

Shrine Suitengu 水天宮 and festivals. God of Water.

Shrine Munakata Taisha 宗像大社 Fukuoka and festivals

Izumo Grand Shrine Festivals Shimane

Shitenno-Ji Temple Festivals Osaka

Yoshida Kenko, Tsurezuregusa Japan

Auspicious box (chigibako) Japan

Nezu Jinja 根津神社 Nezu Shrine

Manners of Edo (Edo shigusa) Japan

Ningyoo kuyoo 人形供養 Memorial Ceremony for used dolls  

Ooji no kitsunebi 王子の狐火 "fox fire at Oji Inari Shrine
. Kitsunebi 狐火 きつねび Will-o'-the-wisp . "Fox fire"


Edo Sanza 江戸三座 the three famous Kabuki theaters of Edo.
Sakai machi and Basho

Komachi Ki 小町忌 Ono no Komachi Memorial Day

negai no ito 願の糸 "string for wishes"
for Tanabata

mangansai 万願祭 "festival of the fulfilled wish"

Great Festival at Mount Osorezan (Osorezan taisai) Aomori, Japan

Suppootei Matsuri 数方庭祭 Suhotei Festival Yamaguchi

. The Atago shrines of Japan . Atago Jinja

. Doro ningyoo 泥人形 "mud dolls", clay dolls .
from Tientsin and Kiangsu in China

Heian matsuri 平安祭(へいあんまつり) Heian festival Japan
Jidai Matsuri "Festival of the Ages"

Natsume Soseki (1867 - 1916)

Hikosan Jinguu 英彦山神宮 Hikosan Shrine
Fukuoka

Yoshinaka Memorial Day - Taira no Yoshinaka and Tomoe Gozen. Japan

Dice and gambling (saikoro, bakuchi) Japan

Breast Cancer Awareness Month USA

Folsom Street Fair and Festival San Francisco, USA

Hakoniwa 箱庭 landscape garden

We Day We Schools in Action

Cowboys Blanket Dallas, Texas, USA

Fire festival at Nachi (Nachi no himatsuri) Japan
..... oogi matsuri 扇祭(おうぎまつり) hand fan festival

Love letter (kesoobumi) Japan

Measuring box or cup (masu) Japan
masu ichi 枡市(ますいち)measure cups market (kigo)

Sannoo matsuri 山王祭 (さんのうまつり) Sanno Festival
Hiyoshi matsuri 日吉祭(ひよしまつり) Hiyoshi festival
sarumatsuri 申祭(さるまつり)monkey festival

. Haiku, Kigo and Dolls . INFO . Japan

Joys of Japan - Tribute

World Homeless Day . October 10

Bullfinch (uso) Japan
exchanging carved bullfinches (usokae)

Kasetori - "Imitating the Cock's Call" Japan. Festival in Yamagata

Cold water . Kenya

Haboob, sandstorm Arizona, USA

Yamazaki Sokan 山崎宗鑑 Yamazaki Sookan (1465 - 1553)

Iga Manko (Banko) 伊賀万乎(まんこ) (? - 1724, August 15)
and the Iga Students of Basho 伊賀蕉門 Iga Shoomon

Saikusa matsuri 三枝祭 (さいくさまつり) Saikusa Festival
Lily festival (yuri matsuri) Nara

Mt. Fuji and kigo Japan

Soma Nomaoi Horse Festival (Sooma Nomaoi) Fukushima. Japan

Usaka matsuri 鵜坂祭 (うさかまつり)
Usaka Shrine festival
Toyama

Ondeko 鬼太鼓 (おんでこ) Demon's Drums Sado Island

Sapporo Matsuri 札幌祭 Sapporo Festival

Hie Jinja sairei 日枝神社祭礼 festival at Hie shrine Tokyo
Sanno Matsuri, Tenka Matsuri.

Hyakumangoku Matsuri 金沢百万石まつり
Kaga Hyakumangoku Festival
Kanazawa, Ishikawa. Japan

Atsuta matsuri 熱田祭 Atsuta Festival Nagoya, Japan

Tsuruoka Tenmangu Festival (Tsuruoka Tenmangu matsuri) Yamagata, Japan

Fujimori Festival (Fujimori matsuri) Kyoto.Japan

Mulberry, mulberries (kuwa no mi) Japan. Maulbeeren

Mifune matsuri 三船祭 Mifune festival Kyoto. Japan

Nankoosai 楠公祭 Nanko Festival
Festival for Lord Kusunoki Masashige 楠木正成

Hatano Soha (Sooha) 波多野爽波 (1923-1991)

Waka no Ura festival (Wakanoura matsuri) Wakayama. Japan

Market, markets (... ichi) flea markets, sales, worldwide

Kibune matsuri 貴船祭 Kifune Festival

Hitomi Enkichi Tomei 人見 圓吉 東明 1883 -1974

Blazing sky (enten) Japan. scorching sun, very hot weather, sweltering heat and more

Rice Planting at Ise Shrine (Ise no Taue Matsuri) Japan

Kanda Festival (Kanda Matsuri) Tokyo, Japan

Sanja matsuri 三社祭 Asakusa Festival Tokyo

Memorial Day Decoration Day. USA.

Izumo matsuri 出雲祭 Izumo festival Shimane, Izumo Shrine, Japan

Seihakusai 青柏祭 (せいはくさい) Seihaku Festival

. Aoi Matsuri 葵祭 Aoi Festival

Yase matsuri 八瀬祭 Yase Festival

Dentist haiku and toothache teeth, tooth ... and the god of toothache

Yamazaki Festival (Yamazaki matsuri) Kyoto. Japan

Takaya Soshu 高屋窓秋 Takaya Sooshuu (1910-1999)

Uji Festival (Uji matsuri) Japan

Imamiya Shrine Festival (Imamiya matsuri) Japan

Kobe Festival (Kobe Matsuri) Japan

Yanagawa Suitengu shrine festival (Yanagawa suitengu matsuri) Okinohata Suitengu Festival. Japan

Eighth day of the uzuki month (uzuki yooka) Japan

Yamaga Lantern Festival (Yamaga Tooroo Matsuri) Kumamoto, Japan

Kamo Shrine complex Festivals Kyoto, Japan

Horse race (kurabe uma) Japan

Fuchu Festival (Fuchuu matsuri) Tokyo, Japan
and
Gomottomo sama at Mitsumine shrine

Goryo Festival (Goryoo matsuri) Kyoto, Japan

Obarazashi 大原志 Obara shrine festival

Ozawa Minoru 小澤實 (1956 - )

Shinran Shonin 親鸞 Saint Shinran (1173 - 1263). Hoonko kigo

Hakone ekiden race, hakone relay marathon Japan

Kinkazan (Kinkasan) Miyagi, cutting antlers of deer

Edith Piaf French Singer.

Cedar (sugi) cryptomeria Japan. Cryptomeria japonica. Japanische Zeder

Wall hanger (kabekake) Japan. Wandbehang

Amelia Mary Earhart USA. aviation pioneer and author

Nicolae Grigorescu Romania

Kisongo Market Tanzania

Sand harvesting, sand mining Kenya

Cow nose ring ritual (hanaguri kuyoo) Japan

Henri Coanda Romania

Isukuti Dance Kenya

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Taira no Kiyomori 平清盛 Heike Monogatari

Du Fu 杜甫 Tu Fu Chinese Poet

Japan - after the BIG earthquake March 11, 2011

Nai no kami 地震神 God of Earthquakes

Milan Kundera, Writer

Budapest Hungary

Sentei Festival (senteisai) Japan. Remembering Antoku Tenno

Jomo Kenyatta Kanya

Tsuburo fertility dance (tsuburosashi) Japan. a penis festival

Ota Dokan Memorial Day (Dookan ki) Japan.

Buckwheat (soba) plant and food Japan

Paperweight (bunchin) Japan

Tsuda Kiyoko Haiku Poetess

Maya Temple Visit (Maya moode) Kobe, Japan

Hira Hakko Ceremony (Hira hakkoo) Japan. Lake Biwa

Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan

Places in Florida USA

Grevillea tree Grevillea Robusta. Kenya

Prayer flags Tibet. Japan

Pool cage Florida

Snowy Owl, Bubo scandiacus Florida

Mount Yangming, Yang-ming shan Taiwan

. . . TAIWAN SAIJIKI

. . . FLORIDA SAIJIKI

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Takaha Shugyo 鷹羽狩行 Takaha Shugyoo (1930, October 5 - )

Mikurumayama matsuri : "honorable float festival"

Bird egg shells Yemen

Horyu-Ji Temple in Nara Japan

Sophie Magdalena Scholl Germany

Bussokusekika, bussoku sekika 仏足石歌
Poems on the Buddha's footprint stone
Temple Yakushiji, Nara

Libya, Tripoli February 2011

Purification at Suma beach (Suma no misogi) Japan.

Neuville War Cemetary Belgium. Ardennes American Cemetery

Mie-Ji Temple Festival Gifu. Japan

Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta)
The world's smallest monkey.

Bahrain, February 2011

Miwa mountain and festivals (hanashizume) Japan

Monkey, monkeys in Kenya

Furukawa Drum Festival (Furukawa no okoshi daiko) Gifu. Japan

Mino Town Festival (Mino matsuri) Gifu. Japan

Munia bird, Chestnut Munia, maya pula Lonchura atricapilla jagori. Philippines

Lantern festival (Yuanxiao) China

Brush, pen (fude) Japan

Fude matsuri 筆まつり Brush Festival Kumano, Hiroshima, Japan.

. Dietrich Bonhoeffer  Germany

Kaneko Tohta : Wolf Haiku from Chichibu

Spine, back (sesuji) Japan. Parts of the human body

Furuta Oribe, Potter (1544 -1615). Japan

Egypt February11, 2011.

Fire-swinging festival (hiburi matsuri, hifuri shinji) Aso Shrine, Kumamoto, Japan

Hans Küng, German theologian

Martin Heidegger and Matsuo Basho

Igor Stravinsky, composer

Bob Dylan

Kurama - Temple and Shrine Festivals Kyoto, Japan

Wife, my beloved wife (wagimoko) Japan

Awashima Festival Japan

Gunter Grass Germany. Günter Wilhelm Grass

Large cups of tea (oochamori) temple Saidai-Ji, Nara, Japan

Seimeisai 清明祭 Seimei festival, Okinawa

Hole (ana) and hibernating animals

Genghis Khan (jingisu kan) and the Yoshitsune connection

Ezra Pound

Language - "written literary, classical language" (bungo) -
spoken colloquial kogo language (koogo)


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"Making a bonfire" ceremony (ohotaki) Japan

Itsukushima Shrine festivals Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan

Festivals with a special twist (kisai) Japan. weird festivals

Marilyn Monroe

Last bath of the year (toshi no yu) Japan.

Raincoat, straw raincoat (mino) Japan

Red (akai) crimson, cinnabar Japan

. . . Music and Haiku - Introduction

Antonio Lucio Vivaldi

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  

Beethoven, Ludwig van Beethoven  

Miyamoto Musashi (1584 - 1645)

Setagaya flea markes (Setagaya boroichi) Boro-ichi at Tokyo, Japan

Chuang-tzu, Zhuangzi 荘子 / 莊周 Sooshi, Sooji China

Kabaka, King of Uganda Buganda

Li Po, Li Bo (Ri Haku 李白) Li T'ai-po, Chinese poet

Cooking rice (kashigi) Japan. using the hearth fire

Hearth (kamado) in the kitchen (daidokoro) Japan

Machakos town, Masaku

. Urban Haiku .
A growing collection from many poets !

Needles and pins ceremony (hari kuyoo) Japan

Belt, sash (obi) Japan

Enlightenment, Zen and Haiku

Hasegawa Kanajo (1887 - 1969)

Sakaki tree (sakaki) Japan. Cleyera japonica

Asociación Navarra de Haiku - ANAKU Spain

Coming of Age Day (seijin no hi, seijinshiki) Japan

First fortune-telling (hatsu mikuji) Japan

Morotabune Ship Race Ceremony (morotabune shinji) Japan

Corn shucking, corn husking USA

Sake brewers are coming (tooji kitaru) Japan

Entertaining the God of the Fields (ae no koto)


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Keywords, non-seasonal haiku topics, all year topics, all season topics, miscellaneous
no season, muki 無季、無期 ...



. SAIJIKI
the complete WKD-LIST
 


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................................................................ December 2010

Important things (daiji) Japan

Nada Fighting Festival (Nada kenka matsuri) Japan

Banana ring, to carry things on your head Kenya

Kebesu festival (kebesu sai) Japan

Evening primrose (tsukimisoo) Japan

Chinz, calico (sarasa) Japan

Mochi for the first of december (kawabitarimochi) Japan

. Nairobi Animal Orphanage Kenya

Silk tree (nemu no ki) Japan

Eboshi, formal headwear and seafood kigo Japan

Takebe Socho 建部巣兆 Takebe Soochoo (1761-1814)

Sea bass (suzuki) Japan. Lateolabrax japonicus

Traffic jam (juutai) Verkehrsstau Japan

Crow, raven in the cold (kangarasu) Japan

Umbrella tree (Schefflera actinophylla and Acacia tortilis) Kenya

Monkeys in the cold (kanen, kan en) Japan

Fox (kitsune) Japan. a KIGO list

Marabou Stork, Leptoptilos crumeniferus Kenya

Badger, racoon dog, palm civet (tanuki, mujina, anaguma ... ) Japan

Hibernating (toomin) Winterschlaf Japan

Kashima Shrine (Kashima jinguu) - Festivals Japan

"Washing red beans" (azuki arai) Japan.An insect of autumn.

Tokaido 東海道五十三次
The 53 stations of the Tokaido


Manta ray, stingray (aka ei) Japan. Philippines

. ANIMALS in Summer - SAIJIKI

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Mandazi, a kind of doughnuts Kenya

Brick making in Arusha Tanzania

Loach (dojoo) Japan. Misgurnus anguillicaudatus. fish and food

Tropical fish (nettaigyo) Japan

Shoojoo, the Tipster Sprite Shojo Japan. and yugen.

Maggot (uji, ujimushi) Japan

Leech (hiru) Blutegel Japan

Kawai Chigetsu 川井智月 / 河合智月 ?(1634-1718)
Kawai Otokuni 川井乙州, her younger brother

Ochi Etsujin 越智越人 (1655 - 1739) / (1656 - 1730)

Mayuzumi Madoka

Deer in all seasons Japan

Beetles in all seasons (xyz-mushi)

Rhinoceros beetle (kabutomushi) Japan

Koha (Kooha) 香波 "Fragrant Wave" (? - 1897, August 14)

Withered plants in winter Japan

Dropwort (seri) Oenanthe javanica Japanese parsely. Japan

Greenhouse plants, hothouse plants Japan

Cherry trees in winter (fuyuki no sakura) Japan

Pansies in winter (fuyu sumire) Japan

Shiratama Dango dumplings Japan

Pencil (enpitsu) Japan

Matsuo Basho at temple Taimadera

Poetic Haibun from Kenya

Buds of trees in winter kigo Japan

Chrysanthemum kigo for winter Japan

Plum blossoms in winter (fuyu no ume) Japan

Plants in Autumn - SAIJIKI

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Cucumber service (kyuuri fuuji) Japan

Gion Festival (Gion matsuri) Kyoto, Japan

Gentian (rindoo) Gentiana scabra Japan. Yemen. senburi

Retreat for monks (ango) Japan. In Summer and Winter.

Lodging, inn, guest house (hatago) Japan

Conch trumpet plant (horagai soo) Japan. Impatiens textorii. Jewelweed

Shrine Sakaori no Miya and Yamato Takeru Renku. Japan

Suwa Shrine and Misayama Festivals Japan

Nagoya Festival (Nagoya matsuri) Japan

Otsu Festival 大津祭 Otsu matsuri Japan

Socotra Island Yemen

Nijo Castle 二条城 (Nijoo-joo) Kyoto and the Shikidai Hall

Bread from Lahj (khamir lahaji) Yemen

Konishi Raizan 小西来山 1654 - 1716, October 3 or November 16)

Michaelmas and Michaelmas Daisy Europe

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Flame tree (Erythrina fam.) Kenya

Aurora borealis, northern lights, arctic fox's tail, Nordlicht Arctica

Ninja Haiku

Hop, hops, Hopfen (hoppu) Japan. and delicious beer

Kimura Hiroko 木村浩子 (1937 - ) Tanka and Haiga

Fences and hedges (kaki, hei, kakoi, saku) Japan. Kenya.

Shallot (rakkyo) Japan. Allium chinense, Allium bakeri Regel

Home Visit (tsutoiri, tsuto iri) at O-Bon Japan

Kantoo "lantern on a pole" Kanto Lantern Festival in Akita, Japan

Jeevanjee Gardens in Nairobi and Alibhai Mulla Jeevanjee. Kenya

Culture day (bunka no hi). Art festival (geijutsusai) Cultural events in Autumn. Japan

Birthday (tanjoobi, tanjitsu)

Shinohara Hosaku (Hoosaku) 1905-1936

Genroku Period Haikai Poets ... Introduction

Sports day (taiiku no hi) Japan. more sport autumn activities

Earthquake Memorial Day (shinsai kinenbi) Japan. Great Kanto Earthquake, September 1, 1923.

Shayo (Shioe Shayoo) Pupil of Matsuo Basho

Benkei festival (Benkei matsuri) Tanabe, Kumano. Japan

Boredom, to be bored (taikutsu) Japan

Tax, taxes (nengu, kemi) Japan. Steuern

Chrysanthemum Festival (chooyoo) Double Nine Day. Japan

Ise Shrine and its kigo Japan. Ise Jingu

February
Fennel (uikyoo) Japan. Foeniculum vulgare. Fenchel

Aronia (kaidoo) Japan. Malus halliana

Orchid, orchids (ran) Japan

Saffron (safuran) Japan. Zephyranthes candida

Sakubei-noodles as offerings (sakubei) Japan
Seasonal feast on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month

Olive, olives (oriibu) Japan. Yemen

Wattle, National Wattle Day Australia

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Nuts, fruits and seeds of trees (konomi) Japan

Calabash (hyootan) Kalabasse Japan. Lagenaria siceraria

Oak trees of Japan (Quercus) and acorns (donguri)

Gardenia (kuchinashi) Japan. Gardenia jasminoides

Bottle gourd (yuugao) Lagenaria siceraria Japan

Banana plant (bashoo), banana fruit (banana) Japan

Ivy and vines (tsuta kazura) Japan. All kinds of creepers

Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament (Nagoya basho) Japan

First parade of the flood prevention brigade
suiboogumi dezomeshiki, Edo, Japan

Paris Festival (Pari sai) Japan. Bastille Day. July 14.

Kimigayo, the Japanese Anthem

Soga brothers burning their umbrellas (Soga no kasayaki) Japan

Matsumae. Crossing over to Matsumae (Matsumae wataru) Hokkaido, Japan

Black Ships Festival (Kurofune Matsuri) Perry Festival, Shimoda and Kurihama, Japan

Murou Saisei (1889 - 1962)

. Christian Celebrations in Japanese Kigo LIST

Saint Mary (seibo maria) Japan

Confucius, Sekiten, Sekisai, Kooshi, Kung Fu ... Japan

God of the rice paddies (ta no kami) Japan

Waterfall (taki) Japan

Sleeve (tamoto, sode) Japan. Sleeve of a kimono or modern wear.

Hawkers for warm things Kenya. Glove, hot coffee, uji maize porridge, scarf, sweater ...

Hieizan, Mount Hiei, Kyoto Japan

Ogiwara Seisensui and the Haiku Magazine "Soun" (Stratus Clouds)

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Spell writing (against mosquitoes and flies) gihoo o kaku Japan

Kyoto, the old capital

Nara, the ancient capital

Mabati - corrugated iron sheets Kenya

Nebuta Festival (Nebuta matsuri) Japan. Aomori

Irish Potatoes Kenya

Potato, potatoes (jagaimo, jaga imo) Japan

Derby (daabii), Japan Derby Japan. Horse race

Misasa Tug-of-war (Misasa tsunahiki) at the Hot Spring Misasa, Japan

Dragon Boat Race, Peron (peeron) Japan

Curie, Madame Curie Memorial Day (Kyurii ki) Japan

Seeing off the insects (mushiokuri) Japan

Pangas, sickles and slashers Kenya

Sickle (kama) Japan

Roadside sanctuaries, wayside shrines (tsujidoo) Japan

Xavier, Saint Francis Xavier, sei Sabieru (1506 - 1552) Japan

John the apostle, Johannes Day (sei yohane no hi) Japan

Christian Celebrations

Marikiti Farmers' Market Nairobi, Kenya

SAIJIKI ... HEAVEN
in all seasons


SAIJIKI ... EARTH
in all seasons


. . . HEAVEN in WINTER - SAIJIKI

Fine weather, fine day (hare, -biyori) in all seasons Japan

The MOON in AUTUMN Japan. All related kigo. A culture walk.

Beanie cap Kenya

Earth in Winter : SAIJIKI

Drying up of rivers, wells and other water (karu) Japan

. JUNE

Arukigami, the God of Wandering with Basho and Issa

. Earth in Autumn SAIJIKI

Visiting (mimai) oblgatory visits during all seasons Japan

Barrel organ Romania

Candles changing (roosoku kae) Japan

Date Masamune (1567 - 1636)

Karuizawa (Karuisawa shuku) and Usui Pass Japan

Higuchi Ichiyo (Ichiyoo) 1872 - 1896

Swamp, marshland, marsh (numa, zawa) Japan

Shearing sheep and goats, shearing time (senmooki) Japan

Gerbera (gaabera) Japan, UK

Rain in summer (natsu no ame) Japan. a KIGO list

Benten, Benzaiten and the lottery at Minoo Japan

Market on the Day of the Rooster (tori no ichi) "Rooster Market". Japan. Tori no Ichi Fair, Kumade bamboo rakes and O-Kame masks

Wind in summer (natsukaze) Japan. A LONG kigo list.

Frost in summer (natsu no shimo) Japan

School life in summer, summer holidays (natsuyasumi) Japan

Presents (seibo, chuugen) in all seasons Japan

Disease and illness in summer
summer cold, heat stroke, prickley heat, diarrhoea, loosing weight in summer, dysentery, cholera, beriberi, malaria, athlete's foot, typhus, sunstroke... KIGO list

Night stories (yobanashi) and diorama toys (tatebanko) Japan

Entertainment in summer Japan. night stalls, street singers and more

Ghost stories (hyaku monogatari) to keep cool Japan

Beer (biiru) Japan. Bier

Mountain climbing (tozan) Japan. Summer ski and more

Enjoy a cool evening breeze (suzumi) Japan. riverbed veranda (kawayuka) and more cool things to enjoy in summer.

Ballet (baree) Japan

Summering (hisho) Japan. a KIGO list. Sommerfrische

Cockatoo Australia. Kakadu, Parrot.

Visit after water damage (mizu mimai) Japan

bonfire to kill insects (mushi kagari) Japan. more KIGO to ward off insects in summer

Bamboo planting (take uu) Japan. an old Chinese custom

Fruit packed in paper bags (fukurokake) Japan

Matsuo Basho and the bell at the bottom of the sea

Indigo (ai) Japan . Polygonum tinctorum. Indigofera

Seaweed harvest in summer Japan. konbu, mo, funori, agar-agar and many more

Peppermint (hakka) Japan

Thunderheads, lightning and rumbling thunder Yemen

Rock (iwa) and stones Japan

Hemp, flax (asa, ooasa, taima) Japan

harvesting rapeseed (natane karu) Japan

Indigo (ai) Japan


. MAY

Planting in Summer Japan

Puppets and Dolls (ningyoo) Japan

Tengu, long-nosed goblin Japan

water fights (mizu arasoi) during a dry spell Japan
giving thanks to a rainfall and more

Wild roses (nobara, ibara) rose hip, Hagebutten Japan, Europa

Water wheel treading (suisha fumu) Japan

rice planting (taue) and humanity kigo Japan

Geta sandals for rice planting (ta-geta) Japan

Sanada cord or ribbon (Sanada himo) Japan

Farmers Work in Summer

Antidote medicine for summer ailments (dokukeshi) Japan

Water (mizu) ... humanity kigo for SUMMER

vendor of seedlings (nae-uri) Japan

Refrigerator (reizooko) Japan
hanagoori 花氷 (はなごおり) "ice flowers"  

Air conditioning (reiboo) Japan. room cooler

Weeds in Kenya

Mosquito net (kaya), fly swatter (hae-tataki) and more Japan

Basket for rice (meshikago) Japan

Crosscultural Musings

. . . . . My Haiku Trip to Nagi, Tottori and Chizu

Lupinus, lupins, lupines, Lupinie Fam. Fabaceae

Peace Festival (Hiroshima) Japan
atom bomb day (genbaku no hi)

Marathi New Year's Day India. Ugadi, Yugadi, Gudipadva

Yellowfin tuna (thamad) Yemen

Time Memorial Day (toki no kinenbi) Japan

Radio Day (denpa no hi) Japan

White feather (shiroi hane) for donations in May Japan

Guitar (Gitarre, gitaa) Worldwide

Kajo-Cakes for the Kajo-Day (kajoogashi) Japan

Food-related rituals of the Heian Period and their KIGO

Yabusame ... Archery on horseback Japan

Court ritual with hand fans (oogi no hai) Japan

Beggar, begging (kojiki), homeless, poor people (binboonin) Japan. Kanya

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Herman Van Rompuy President of the European Council

Lilac (Flieder) Syringa fam. Germany. Japan (rairakku)

All Saints Kukai, November 2009 Nairobi, Kenya

Cut glass (kattogurasu, kiriko, biidoro, gyaman) Japan

Tin pot (suzu no hachi), tin plate Japan

Rattan chair (too isu) rattan mats ... Japan

Futon bedding in all seasonsJapan
zabuton sitting cushions

Pillow (makura) in all seasons Japan

Cleavers, cleaver weeds (mugura) Galium aparine and others. Japan

Gate (mon, kado) Japan. Temple gate (sanmon)

Aoki Getto (1879 - 1949)

Volcano (kazan) and volcano ash Iceland

Gloves, mittens (tebukuro)

Rhododendron Bhutan

Kigo Category of SEASON ... the complete SAIJIKI

Waiting for spring (haru o matsu) Japan. End of winter ... KIGO list

Morning, daytime, evening, night and KIGO

Clear and cold winter season (sayuru) Japan. a KIGO list

Kung Fu, martial arts Kenya

Yamazaki Naoko in outer space

Tax paying season

BHUTAN SAIJIKI

Kagura Dance Japan

Miroku Bosatsu (Maitreya) Japan

Kichijoten 吉祥天 Kichijooten (Lakshmi, Shri Mahadevi)

Pagoda (too, tou), stone pagoda (sekitoo) Japan

Gigeiten 伎芸天 Daijizai Tennyo

Fugen Bosatsu (Samantabhadra) and the White Elephant

Melancolic wind of autumn (richi no kaze) Japan.

Red plum blossoms (koobai) Japan

Bright autumn weather (aki urara) Japan

Eta and Burakumin the "Untouchables" of Japan

Truffle, truffles (shooro) Japan. Rhizopogon rubescens

Autumn (aki) Japan

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Basil, sweet basil, holy basil, tulsi Serbia, India. (Ocimum spp.)

Ukogi aralia (Acanthopanax sieboldianum Makino) Japan

naked (hadaka, hadanugi) Japan
bare foot, barefoot

Bikaner Camel Festival, Rajastan India

Yamato province in Nara prefecture

Utasebune fishing boat for shrimp Japan

Sufuria .. cooking pot or saucepan Kenya

Pig, pigs Kenya

Eighty-eighth day from the beginning of spring (hachijuuhachiya) Japan. Beginning of the tea picking season

Morning (asa) Japan. a KIGO list

Redwing, Red-wing (Turdus iliacus) North America

Otter, fishotter (kawauso) Japan

Foehn wind (feen) Japan. Föhn; Föhnwind

Darkness (yami) dark evening Japan

. . . HEAVEN ... all kigo of this category for SPRING Japan

. . . EARTH ... all kigo of this category for SPRING Japan

Gumboots, rubber boots, Wellington boots Kenya

Tadpole (otamajakushi) Japan

Himalayan Bearded Vulture chicks India
Gypaetus barbatus aureus, a kind of Lammergeier

Shamba, garden plot Kenya

Animals in SPRING mating, breeding ...

Bow and arrow shooting with a small bow (suzume koyumi) Japan

Sake flasks (tokkuri) Japan

Priest, Buddhist priest or monk (oshoo) Japan

Chair (isu) Japan

Ski, skiing a KIGO list

Picknick and outdoors enjoyment Japan

Awano Seiho (1899-1992)

Ash, ashes (hai) and related kigo
and sumi-temae carcoal layout of the tea ceremony

Takita Sakae, actor and wood carver (1950 - )

Akimoto Fujio (1901-1977)

Cookie, bisquits and more cakes and sweets cookies, crackers. Japan

Samekawa Jinja Misogi / Cold Water Ablutions Hokkaido

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Eucalyptus tree Fam. Myrtaceae. Kenya, Australia.

white night of the summer solstice  (geshi byakuya) Japan

Arima Akito (1930 - )

Hiraizumi Fujiwara Festival Japan, May 1 - 5

Daruma san Bodhidharma and KIGO related to him
First Patriarch of the Chinese Zen lineage

Dumplings of all kinds and all seasons (dango) Japan.

Emotions expressed in spring kigo Japan

Shore life in spring (iso asobi, shiogari) KIGO list
excursion (ensoku), whirling currents (uzushio) ...

Forest work in spring grafting, planting, pruning ...
timber, logs, rafting

School life in all seasons Japan
graduation, examination, teacher, kindergarden ...

Seeds and sowing (tane, tanemaki, nae) Japan. KIGO list

Servants in Edo degawari .. and related kigo

Five Colors (goshiki) a Buddhist concept

Nichiren / Saint Nichiren (1222 - 1282). Japan

Matatu minibus Kenya

Nairobi City Kenya

Anglerfish, "frog fish" (ankoo) Japan. Lophiomus setigerus. Seeteufel

Daruma mikan (Citrus sulcata) Japan

Daruma market (Daruma ichi) Japan

Blizzard (fubuki, fuusetsu) snowstorm Japan

Sleep in spring, sleep in the morning (shunsui, asane) Dream in spring and more ... Japan

Brazier and handwarmer (hibachi) Japan

Home, interior, furniture during all seasons Sliding doors, curtains, heating, lamp light

Cherry blossom viewing (hanami) Japan. Humanity kigo.

Pineapple, Ananas comosus Kenya

Tea leaves picked green tea prepared in spring . Japan

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Usuda Aroo (1879-1951) Aro Usuda

Hachiman and Hachiman Shrine festivals

Kusumoto Kenkichi 楠本憲吉 (1922‐1988)

Kyogen, Kabuki and other performances .. KIGO

Saga ... Arashiyama, Kyoto Spring festivals

Miwa, Omiwa Jinja 大三輪神社 and Mount Miwa三輪山. Mimoro yama 三諸山. Nara

Bonten 梵天 Brahma

Daikokuten, Daikoku 大黒天

Amida Buddha

Dragon (ryuu) Japan

Kannon Bosatsu, Kanzeon, Avalokiteshvara Japan. Guan-yin

Sumiyoshi Jinja .. a shrine for poetry in Osaka Japan. KIGO list

Daikoku, Daikoku Ten, God of Good Luck Japan

Benten, Suiten and water deities KIGO

Plover (chidori) Japan

Nail, nails, fingernails, cutting the fingernails (tsumekiri) Japan

Winter : feeling cold, frostbite, dry skin ... Humans suffering in winter. Japan

Winter : Games and Toys Japan

New Year Auspicious Performances

Gifu Hashima Train Station and Enku Japan

. FIRST THINGS done at the New Year

Mirror and mirror stand (kagami, kagamidai) Japan

Drum (taiko, daiko) Japan. Musical instruments.

Fishing during all seasons (ryoo) KIGO list

New Year begins : all kinds of WORK of farmers, fishers and more KIGO list

Tachibana, mikan and other citrus fruit

Diary (nikki) Japan

Chopping board (manaita, mana-ita) Japan

Haiku meeting (kukai) Japan. First haiku meeting, a New Year KIGO list

Amaryllis (amaririsu) Japan

Chicken and cock (niwatori) Japan

Fukusuke, a symbol for good luck and prosperous business

. . GENDAI .. Modern Haiku .. Translations

Katata (Katada) town at Lake Biwa and Ukimido Hall

Yamaguchi Seison 山口青邨 (1892 - 1988)
and the beach Sabishiro no Hama 淋代の浜

Divers, ama woman divers (ama) Japan
diving as a hobby

Bath (furo, sentoo) Japan. Taking a bath in various seasons

Sho-Chiku-Bai, Pine, Bamboo and Plum Japan. Three Friends of Winter

Sommelier (somurie) for wine, vegetables, fruit and other things Japan

Decorations for the New Year (o-kazari) Japan

Games and Toys for the New Year Japan

Dance, ritual dance performances for the New Year Japan

Moxabustion (o-kyuu, yaito) Japan

Cyclamen (shikuramen) Japan. Alpenveilchen

Hangover (futsukayoi) Japan. Kater

Paper, "pocket paper" (kaishi) Japan. and more about Japanese paper (washi)

Corbicula clams in miso soup (shijimijiru, shijimi jiru) Japan. (Corbicula japonica)

2010, the Year of the Tiger Japan
First Day of the Tiger (hatsu tora)  



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