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
born of the sea: Enso
Japanese word, Yume 夢 "Dream"
Japanese word 粋 iki - refined; elegant; tasteful; chic; stylish
Calligraphy of ‘wabi-sabi’ (the Japanese aesthetic that accepts and appreciates imperfection).