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Zen Cats
Zen Cats
 
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Author : Yoshiyuki Yaginuma(Photographs),Jana Matin(Text)
Publisher : Abbeville Press Publishers
ISBN# : 0-7892-0702-8
Pages : 92
Price :INR 1009
Offer Price:INR 898
 
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Book Description
The embodiment of zen-independent, serene, enlightened cats inhabit temples, shrines, gardens, and parts throughout japan. Photographer yoshiyuki yaginuma has captured these free spirits in many poses from meditating in a garden and baring fangs in a hunting stance to frolicking with the family. Perching on status and curling in repose. In Japan cats have always occupied a special place: the eternal symbol of good luck is a white cat with its paw raised and ancient screens from centuries past are often graced with a cat. And in the rarified world of Buddhist and Shinto temples cats have also been welcome for practical reasons; since the monks eat rice and so mice, there`s rice for the monks with cats regulating the population.
 
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