By Olivier Föllmi
Awakenings is the 5th installment within the choices for Humanity undertaking. each one ebook during this renowned sequence finds the religious knowledge of a brand new quarter of the area. This yr, Olivier and Danielle Föllmi invite the reader to commute to East Asia.
Each picture by way of Olivier is followed via the ideas of significant masters, together with Confucius, Lao Tzu, Dogen Zenji, Shonin Shinran, D. T. Suzuki, Gao Xingjian, and the Buddha. those phrases have guided iteration after iteration for hundreds of thousands of years, and so they proceed during this quantity to counterpoint our perspectives and lives with their ideas on nature, self-awareness, relatives, and society.
The photos take us to the desirable temples in Thailand, lavishly mystic nature of Cambodia, mist-enshrouded landscapes in Myanmar, bamboo forests in Vietnam, rice paddies in China, and Zen gardens in Japan. Awakenings teaches us, in the future at a time, the knowledge of the East.