These Matcha Green Tea Almond Shortbread Cookies are amazingly subtly in flavor, with a gentle crunchy exterior of toasted slivered almonds. A buttery, soft cookie with a sweet green tea essence that is so easy to make.
Hannya mask is used in Japanese Noh theater, representing a jealous woman with a demon-like look. "Hannya" is a Japanese Buddhist term. The word means wisdom, the ability to know truth. The artist would need a great deal of the the "wisdom". The Heart Sutra, known in Japanese as Hannya Shingyo, Japanese Buddhist sutra, contains many gems of wisdom, things that we tend to forget..
Red is a powerful color in traditional Japanese society, representing strong emotions rather than ideas. As the color of the sun in Japanese culture and on the Japanese flag, #red is the color of energy, vitality, heat, and power. Red also represents love and intimacy, including sexual desire and the life force and energy in people. #japan