Doodle these days

Hanawa Hokiichi, Japan’s revered blind scholar and Buddhist monk of the Edo-era, was born on this date a full 271 years ago. A Google Doodle appearing in the country Friday shows the savant seated next to a kneeling student, with dreams of books floating above his head — alluding to reputation as a font of…

via Google Doodle Celebrates the Birthday of Japan’s Blind Scholar Hanawa Hokiichi — TIME