Seijaku is a term sometimes used in Japanese aesthetics and philosophy to describe a stillness of mood. It could be evoked by admiring the design of a Japanese garden, or cultivated as a state of mind, even in the midst of busy activity. 
This short series documents a journey through Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Kanazawa and Kyoto, where stillness is found amongst the forest shrines, the mist that hangs in valleys, and the chestnut-brown beams of old wooden houses.

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