Reflections of aesthetic Chan buddhism ideals in Japanese aesthetics of wabi-sabi
The essence of wabi-sabi that emerged under the Chan buddhism tradition stemming from China has influenced the concept of aesthetics, which is an everyday feature of life in Japan. the purpose of this article
is to distinguish the most characteristic features of this aesthetic form.It focuses on the main aspects
of wabi-sabi in both everyday life and various fields of artistic expression in Japan.By analyzing fundamental texts of zen it seeks to uncover possibilities for this aesthetic tradition to solve problems of the
relationship between a person and reality in the global world that is taking place today.
Key Words: traditional Japanese aesthetics, chan aesthetics, zen buddhism, zen aesthetics, wabi-sabi, pantheism.