In Japan bonsai, man, nature e God are strictly linked. This way of thinking refers to the Zen philosophy, where the spirituality express itself using aesthetic and minimal means. In this respect, the intervention of the man on the bonsai is to intend as the attempt to catch the nature strenght of the giant trees to enclose it in little trees, maintaining their natural beauty. The bonsai for the orientals is a spiritual exercise, living sign of the human soul who kept it. For the newbies, the best iter to follow to get acquainted with this philosophy is to start from the meaning of the word bonsai, which means tree cultivated in a pot.
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