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Ensō is a Japanese word meaning “circle” and a concept strongly associated with Zen. Ensō is one of the most common subjects of Japanese calligraphy even though it is a symbol and not a character. It symbolizes enlightenment, strength, elegance, the Universe, and the void. —Shinichi Maruyama (from samsaramotel & 529) #tattoo #idea #design

Ensō (円相) is a Japanese word meaning “circle” and a concept strongly associated with Zen. Ensō is one of the most common subjects of Japanese calligraphy even though it is a symbol and not a character. It symbolizes the Absolute enlightenment, strength, elegance, the Universe, and the void; it can also symbolize the Japanese aesthetic itself.”

Japanese calligraphy - "Cosmos" - by Wabisabi, Japan - sublime

Enso - Zen symbol Or more painterly? Or we all 'draw' an abstract symbol since that is the jist of the course

Japanese word "fuku" 福 - fortune, good luck (calligraphy by Yoz)

kitty sabatier | Dessins

Japanese calligraphy "heart" 心 by Sisyu, Japan

Enso - A popular expression in Zen painting, enso is a Japanese word signifying a circle. While the word has no single, fixed meaning, the expressive, brush ink circle symbolizes a moment when the mind is free enough to simply let the body create.

Japanese word, Yume 夢 "Dream"

'Enso' symbolizes, among many things, the universe and the void. Some calligraphers practice them daily as a meditative practice.