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the “白露 Hakuro” season !

Today is the 24th day of the year, and we have entered the “白露 Hakuro” season on the 24 solar terms calendar.

The calendar divides the year into six parts: spring, summer, autumn, winter, and winter.

Autumn 24 Sekki
立秋 Risshu → 処暑 Shosho → 白露 Hakuro → 秋分 Shubun: Autumnal equinox → 寒露 Kanro → 霜降 Soko

■ 白露 Hakuro
The time when the air cools down during the night, morning dew begins to appear on flowers and trees, and the heat during the daytime eases and the signs of autumn deepens.

The next 24th day of the month is “Shubun” (Autumnal Equinox) on September


■ 七十二候 Shichijuniko :The 72 solar terms
A calendar that further divides the 24 solar terms into three parts

•The first season (around 8th~12th)
草露白 Kusa no tsuyu shiroshi
The time when dewdrops on grass and flowers appear white.

•The next season, from the 13th to the 17th
鶺鴒鳴 Sekirei naku
When wagtails begin to chirp.

•The last season, from 18 to 22 days
玄鳥去 Tsubame saru
Around the time when swallows return to the south.


The mornings and evenings are gradually becoming more pleasant♪

I would love to read in the long autumn nights, but I am losing sleep 🥱.

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