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Social Media

Checking my social media some of the people I followed on youtube, twitter, Pinterest, WordPress, LiveJournal, and Instagram is no longer active anymore…. so, now, I have to clean my social media and start to be active again. First thing first was the youtube I was shocked that I followed 308 YouTubers then, I have to check one by one found out some are no longer active more than 3yrs ago other just a year ago and so forth. Anyway, some I have to delete them as no longer helpful for my everyday life (sort of). It was a long way road to clean my subscribe channels. I have to open one by one if what kind of videos they post in their videos. A bit waste of time but at least it will be nice to share with you guys my subscribe channel (youtube) it is useful to yourself.

From 308 subscribe down to 176… great! for now. Anyway, My channel in youtube mostly my family trips and my kids. I seldom post my tutorials and DIY I’m still contemplating if I can dedicate myself in posting on youtube at least once a week (still thinking). I’m still studying how to film it. (on progress) So, for now, I will post a blog.

I sort some of my subscribe channel, I hope this will help you run through.

My first favorite: DIY’s (crafts, arts, home decor, makeup, beauty), Home decor, Organizing, Interior

5-Minute Crafts

Adelaine Morin

Alessandra – Projecto 

Amanda Nicole DIY

Andreas Choice

Angelyn

AnnLee (AnneorShine)

Christine Kobzeff

Chloecouture

Crafts-Topic

Craftsy

Dazzle DIY

Gustamonton

Dulce Candy

eHowhome

ElessaJade

Farahdhukai

FashionbyAlly

GillianBower

HGTV Handmade

Home Organizing by Alejandra.tv

Ingrid Nilsen

JENerationDIY

jessika taynara

Karen Kavett

LaurDIY

Mark Montano

Mr. Kate

Rclbeauty101

ReadyforDIY

Sofiya Nygaard

Sea lemon

withwendy

All those youtube channels just to share, it’s up to you if you want to subscribe. This is the First batch of sharing my subscribed youtube channel.  Some have few followers but for me, it benefits me. Some have millions of subscribers. Anyway, its your own taste which videos you want to watch. This post is not sponsored to anything but for me to share. “Sharing is caring”

Thank you for visiting my blog. Have a great day!

♥lovelots♥

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Revisited: Katsuo-ji temple

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Once again, we visit this temple of course with different people, I mean visitor. The temple was done renovating. This is the new place they built.

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Look at my little princess staring those Daruma Dolls. Those dolls are scattered in this temple.

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The Daruma doll (達磨daruma), also known as a Dharma doll, is a hollow, round, Japanese traditional doll modeled after Bodhidharma, the founder of the Zen sect of Buddhism. These dolls, though typically red and depicting a bearded man (Dharma), vary greatly in color and design depending on region and artist. Though considered an omocha, meaning toy, by some, Daruma has a design that is rich in symbolism and is regarded more as a talisman of good luck to the Japanese. Daruma dolls are seen as a symbol of perseverance and good luck, making them a popular gift of encouragement. The doll has also been commercialized by many Buddhist temples to use alongside goal setting.

When purchased, the eyes are white so a person can decide on a goal or wish and paint one eye in. Once the goal is achieved, the second eye is filled in.

History and commercialization

The current popular symbolism associated with Daruma as a good luck charm in part originated with the Daruma-dera (Temple of Daruma) in the city of Takasaki (Gunma Prefecture, north of Tokyo). Josef Kyburz, author of “Omocha”: Things to Play (Or Not to Play) with, explained that the founder of Daruma-Dera would draw New Year’s charms depicting Bodhidharma. The parishioners would keep these charms to “bring happiness and prosperity and ward off accidents and misfortune”.

It is believed that the Daruma figurine then originated from this region when the ninth priest, Togaku, found a solution to handle the constant requests of the parishioners for new charms. The charms were always given with an effectiveness of one year, so the people required new ones every year. He solved this by entrusting them with the making of their own Daruma charms near the beginning of the Meiwa period (1764–72). The temple made wooden block molds for the people to use. The peasants then used these molds to make three-dimensional papier-mâché charms.

Kyburz notes that though it is unknown when the Daruma figurine combined with the tumbler doll; the two were well recognized as synonymous by the mid-19th century. The doll quickly grew in popularity, becoming a mascot of the region. This was due greatly in part to fact that the majority of the families were silk farmers, a crop which requires a great deal of luck for success.

There is an annual Daruma Doll Festival (達磨市daruma-ichi) held by the city of Takasaki in celebration of being the proclaimed birthplace of the Daruma doll. The celebration is held at the Shorinzan, the name of Takasaki’s “Daruma-Dera”. According to the Takasaki city website, “Over 400,000 people from all over the Kanto Plain come to buy new good-luck dolls for the year. Takasaki produces 80% of Japan’s Daruma dolls.” The festival also features a 24-hour reading of sutras by the Shorinzan monks for world peace.

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This is nice, had been for a while they closed this section. Now it’s open. Totally nice.

Of course, I have video which i uploaded in my channel.

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♥lovelots♥

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