Etikettarkiv: Ogura Hyakuninisshu

Video: Ogoola (karuta) in traditional Japanese kimono

Here is a video of an event in Japan that they showed how it probably looked like when the aristrocrats played the poetry game in those days in their traditional Japanese kimonos.

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Introducing the original Ogura Hyakuninisshu

I thought of introducing some of the original Ogura Hyakuninisshu verses from Japan in my blog so you can get to know some of the Japanese classic wakas (verses). I will post mostly from William N. Porter’s English translation and … Läs mer

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Video: The Karuta game – history (in English)

Click here to see video! From a Japanese TV show. You can get to know about the history of Japan’s Ogura Hyakuninisshu karuta (card) game.  

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Ogura Hyakuninisshu no.56

あらざらむ この世のほかの 思ひ出に 今ひとたびの 逢ふこともがな 和泉式部 _________________________ Translated by William N. Porter, 1909 All of the above text was taken from the link http://www.sacred-texts.com/shi/hvj/hvj057.htm If I may add here, the female author Izumi Shikibu is said to have been a person who lived … Läs mer

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Ogura Hyakuninisshu no.31

朝ぼらけ 有明の月と 見るまでに 吉野の里に 降れる白雪 坂上是則 _____________________________ SURELY the morning moon, I thought, Has bathed the hill in light But, no; I see it is the snow That, falling in the night, Has made Yoshino white. Translated by William N. Porter, 1909 Little … Läs mer

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