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What is Basho name in Japanese? Basho’s pen and house name were influenced by a young banana tree, a basho for which he was given after being built a house. Who is Basho’s friend? Basho’s companion and next-door neighbor, Sora (born Kawai Sogoro) accompanied him on his journey. While living next door, Sora assisted Basho in an arrangement of chores. When it came time to leave, Sora shaved his head, dressed in a monk inspired black robe and changed his name for religious reasons of Zen Buddhism. His new name reflected the meaning, “enlightening”. By joining the trip, Sora’s experience provided another source of reflection and perspective. This allowed Basho to interpret and absorb the outside input, so that in return he could get in tact with a broader sense of consciousness, meaning of life and connection with nature. Where does he go on his trip? When Basho embarks on this journey, he sets out to explore the several unknown territories of Japan. The journey is characterized more as a religious pilgrimage filled with spontaneous spiritual roaming, then a set destination.
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