Nichi Bei News columnist Rev. Masato Kawahatsu is a minister at the Konko Church of San Francisco and Konko Center of South San Francisco, who teaches shodo (Japanese calligraphy). He can be reached at email@example.com or (415) 517-5563. The views expressed in the preceding column are not necessarily those of the Nichi Bei News.
全 (Subete) means “everything.” The top lines of this character represent a mountain and the lines below represent a round marble. Together, it symbolizes a completely polished marble. 礼 (Rei) […] READ MORE
何事 (Nanigoto) means “whatever.” The first character’s left side represents a person and the right side represents carrying something. The second character’s bottom lines represent a hand and the top […] READ MORE
波乱 (Haran) means “turmoil.” The left side of the first character represents water and the right side represents wrinkled leather. The second character’s left section represents a pin cushion and […] READ MORE