Arts & Culture | Japanese Art and the Warrior Monk: Benkei, Buddhism and power of the Shinto faith

Arts & Culture | Japanese Art and the Warrior Monk: Benkei, Buddhism and power of the Shinto faith

Weird Camera / Haircut Glitch While xMogging my monk #worldofwarcraft #blizzard #Hearthstone #wow #Warcraft #BlizzardCS #gaming

Weird Camera / Haircut Glitch While xMogging my monk #worldofwarcraft #blizzard #Hearthstone #wow #Warcraft #BlizzardCS #gaming

Monk receiving tonsure

Monk receiving tonsure

A novice monk smiles as he gets his head shaved by a Buddhist monk during a ceremony to celebrate the upcoming birthday of Buddha at the Jogye temple in Seoul April 25, 2011.   REUTERS/Truth Leem

Life in Seoul

A novice monk smiles as he gets his head shaved by a Buddhist monk during a ceremony to celebrate the upcoming birthday of Buddha at the Jogye temple in Seoul April 25, 2011. REUTERS/Truth Leem

That jacket and tie combo is lesson in Proportion 101: Note the matching tie and lapel widths, the jacket's button stance (2nd button just above the belly button - maybe a touch higher in this case, but if so not by much), and its trim but not skinny fit. Just killer.

That jacket and tie combo is lesson in Proportion 101: Note the matching tie and lapel widths, the jacket's button stance (2nd button just above the belly button - maybe a touch higher in this case, but if so not by much), and its trim but not skinny fit. Just killer.

Author Dictating to a Scribe France, ca. 1230  The monk with a tonsor haircut is giving instruction to a layman scribe in the employ of the monastery. With a quill the scribe is drawing an elaborate border  while  holding the parchment with the tip of his knife to avoid smudging the page. His coat of rich blue fabric and delicately made shoes indicate he is being well paid for his work.  © The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016, (212) 685-0008

Author Dictating to a Scribe France, ca. 1230 The monk with a tonsor haircut is giving instruction to a layman scribe in the employ of the monastery. With a quill the scribe is drawing an elaborate border while holding the parchment with the tip of his knife to avoid smudging the page. His coat of rich blue fabric and delicately made shoes indicate he is being well paid for his work. © The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016, (212) 685-0008

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