9 sakura meanings to enjoy sakura viewing

9 meanings of sakura to enjoy cherry blossom viewingWe’re having such cold days but started to feel the warmth little by little, meaning that the spring is coming soon. Every Japanese think of Sakura when we hear the word ¨Spring¨. A lot of people are excited planning the cherry blossom viewing party.

Why Japanese is so fascinated by the cherry blossom (sakura)? Probably not only its beauty, but also from its meanings.

This time, let’s explore more about fascinating sakura from the point of view of its meanings.



 

9 sakura meanings to enjoy sakura viewing

 

1.Beauty of the spirit


The way sakura blooms from the bud and becomes fully-bloomed always make us excited and sentimental. Also the fully-bloomed sakura petals scattering by the wind is very charming.

We might be overwrapping the ideal life in the way sakura blooms and scatters. Living eagerly everyday and when the time comes, it just scatters without regretting. We’re fascinated by its way and feeling melancolic.

 

2.Modesty


Sakura has a huge impact, but never makes people feel supressed or bad. It’s because we’are amazed by sakura not only its tiny pink petals but also its modesty and refinedness.

Never try to be outstanding, just stand still quietly….such figure remins people of Japanese traditional beauty. People look forward to cherry blossom viewing maybe because they imagine the ideal japanese traditional beauty in sakura.

 

3.Outstanding beauty


It’s so relaxing to look at the sakura pink flowers trembling in the wind. Its modest and fabulous look makes us fascinated. Of course it doesn’t speak, but somehow it tells us something by its atmosphere.

Also the outstanding person attracts people by his/her presence and appearance. People gather around such person because he/she has a pure heart and beautiful.

 

4.Right education


Every year, when the entrance exam starts, we often hear the words ¨Blooming sakura¨.

When I was a elementary school student, our teacher always stamped on our homework with sakura shaped one. And almost every school has a sakura tree.

Sakura is always related to our student life. Maybe its appearance reminds people to imagine the royal and pure students.

 

5.Independence


The season of sakura means the season of separation and encounter. It’s very sad to separate from your parents or friends and you might be feeling very worried for the new start. But sakura is always on your side and supporting you.

Being independent is full of expectations and hopes thus you step up to another level. There’s a new encounter and see things widely and changes your view. Don’t look back, just go forward looking up sakura trees.

 

6.Spiritual mind


When the spring comes, a lot of people gather together to share some time by doing cherry blossom viewing. Sakura’s sophisticated look makes us feel its internal power and life energy.

Men of today might be losing such power because of the daily stress or tiredness. So to get the energy from sakura, people gather to do the viewing and be active for another day.

 

7.Entrust my heart


In many books, there’s a scene to confess one’s love. Sakura might help you to be brave to tell your love even if you don’t have such a courage normally. Your innocent and honest heart will definitely be delivered to the person. Even if the result won’t be good, the person won’t feel in the negative way. It’s important to be modest and humble like sakura. Its gentle flower color looks like cheeks of the shy little girl.

 

8.Smiling to you


Sakura seems as if it’s smiling when look at it trembling in the wind and scatters its flowers little by little. If you’re from the countryside and living in a big city, don’t you remember about your parents, siblings and friends looking at sakura? Maybe it’s because you overwrap their smiles with sakura’s gentle appearance. And you feel that sakura is cheering you up saying ¨Just be yourself and go forward¨. Sakura is always looking at you.

 

9.Don’t forget me


When sakura starts producing the green leaves, it means the cherry blossom viewing season is finishing. Maybe Sakura is feeling a bit lonely saying,¨Don’t forget me¨till the next spring comes.

It always gets attention when it blooms the flowers, but actually it entertain us whole year changing the phases and shapes. So why not to look at it whenever you remember? You’ll enjoy more when it re-blooms in spring again.

 

So, how was that the meanings of sakura?
Spring is the season of separation so some people might be feeling worried by the changes of the environment. When you feel that way, stop and look at sakura tree and remember of its meanings.
Eveytime you might remember different meanings, but every meanings are full of brightness and hopes and its power makes you energetic too.
Also for sakura, by looked by people, it blooms beautifully even more. So when it comes to the cherry blossom viewing, not only with your friends, but also with sakura, you should share the important deep time.

 

Summary

9 sakura meanings to enjoy sakura viewing

1.Beauty of the spirit
2.Modesty
3.Outstanding beauty
4.Right education
5.Independence
6.Spiritual mind
7.Entrust my heart
8.Smiling to you
9.Don’t forget me