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3 Beautiful Abstract Japanese Concepts

1. Wabisabi わびさび Wabasabi is a concept in Japanese art derived from Zen Buddhism, known as “the beauty of imperfection” in daily life. It is a worldview that preaches acceptance of temporality and uniqueness. The aesthetic values of imperfection, impermanence and incompleteness are what make something beautiful; nothing is flawless, nothing is whole, and nothing…