The spirit of do 道の思想

All roads lead to Japan


In Japanese, the do 道 means the way, the path. This character appears in many words and may already be familiar to you. Dojo, judo, shodo... So what do they have in common?


Jeunes filles s'entraînant au kyûdô

Archers in hakama during the Kyudô competition at the Sanjusangendo temple in Kyoto

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