The Making of a Rakusu

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This week in our Vashon Island workshop, Lidunn handcrafted a beautiful rakusu from a re-purposed Japanese obi. A shortened version of Buddha’s robe, the rakusu is a symbolic garment worn by Buddhist practitioners. Its form has evolved over centuries, incorporating elements from various traditions as it’s made its way across geography and time. History Each element of the rakusu has … Continue reading The Making of a Rakusu