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  1. Kya
  2. Kyousei / Kyōsei
  3. Leaf
  4. Namu Myoho Renge Kyo / Homage to Lotus Sutra
  5. Taoist / Daoist
  6. Siddhartha


Kya

China jiā
Kya Wall Scroll

迦 is the transliteration to Mandarin Chinese for the name Kya

Kyousei / Kyōsei

Japan norio / kyousei
Kyousei / Kyōsei Wall Scroll

教生 is a Japanese name that can be romanized as Norio, Kyousei, or Atsuo.

These Kanji are sometimes an abbreviation for "student teacher."

Leaf

China yè zi
Japan kyouko
Leaf Wall Scroll

葉子 is the Chinese word for leaf, leaves, or foliage.

In Japan, this is the female given name, Kyōko.

Namu Myoho Renge Kyo / Homage to Lotus Sutra

China nán wú miào fǎ lián huá jīng
Japan na mu myou hou ren ge kyou
Namu Myoho Renge Kyo / Homage to Lotus Sutra Wall Scroll

南無妙法蓮華經 / 南無妙法蓮華経 is sometimes translated as the "Devotion to the Law of the Lotus Flower Scripture."

南無妙法蓮華經 / 南無妙法蓮華経 is a meditation chant and homage to the Lotus Sutra, used by Nichiren Buddhists in Japan.
南無妙法蓮華經 / 南無妙法蓮華経 is also a chant used in China by certain sects of Buddhism that celebrate the deity Guanyin.

Also romanized as "Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō" or without accents as "Nam Myoho Renge Kyo."


經
Original
Traditional
Version

The last character was originally written as seen on the left. Sometimes, you will see it written in the Japanese variant form as shown on the right. If you want this Japanese variant, click on the "Modern Japanese Variant" text instead of the button up by the main title of this entry.

Taoist / Daoist

China dào shì
Japan dou shi
Taoist / Daoist Wall Scroll

道士 is a Japanese Kanji, Korean Hanja, and Chinese title that means Daoist or Taoist. This can refer to a Taoist priest, or a person of high morals. This can also be applied to Buddhists and to Śākyamuni (especially in Japanese). It suggest a person (or soldier) who follows the way or the right path. Thus a person who follows a path of virtue.

Siddhartha

China xī dá duō
Japan shiddatta / shiddaruta
Siddhartha Wall Scroll

悉達多 is the name Siddhartha (as in Siddhartha Gautama), the personal name for Śākyamuni.

This same Buddha is also known as "Shakyamuni Gautama," "Gotama Buddha," or "Tathagata."

Siddhartha Gautama was a spiritual teacher in the northern region of the Indian subcontinent who founded Buddhism. He is generally seen by Buddhists as the Supreme Buddha (Sammāsambuddha) of known human history.

The actual meaning of this name in Chinese is the realization of all aims, or simply being prosperous.


This name is sometimes romanized from the original Sanskrit or Pali as Siddhattha (from Siddhattha Gotama), Siddharth, Siddhārtha, or Sarvāthasiddha.

Siddhārtha or Sarvāthasiddha can also be written as 悉達, 悉多, 悉多頞他, or 悉陀.


The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Kya jiā / jia1 / jia chia
Kyousei
Kyōsei
教生norio / kyousei
norio / kyosei
norio/kyosei
Leaf 葉子
叶子
kyouko / kyokoyè zi / ye4 zi / ye zi / yezi yeh tzu / yehtzu
Namu Myoho Renge Kyo
Homage to Lotus Sutra
南無妙法蓮華經 / 南無妙法蓮華経
南无妙法莲华经
na mu myou hou ren ge kyou
namumyouhourengekyou
na mu myo ho ren ge kyo
namumyohorengekyo
nán wú miào fǎ lián huá jīng
nan2 wu2 miao4 fa3 lian2 hua2 jing1
nan wu miao fa lian hua jing
nanwumiaofalianhuajing
nan wu miao fa lien hua ching
nanwumiaofalienhuaching
Taoist
Daoist
道士dou shi / doushi / do shi / doshidào shì / dao4 shi4 / dao shi / daoshi tao shih / taoshih
Siddhartha 悉達多
悉达多
shiddatta / shiddarutaxī dá duō
xi1 da2 duo1
xi da duo
xidaduo
hsi ta to
hsitato
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.

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All of our calligraphy wall scrolls are handmade.

When the calligrapher finishes creating your artwork, it is taken to my art mounting workshop in Beijing where a wall scroll is made by hand from a combination of silk, rice paper, and wood.
After we create your wall scroll, it takes at least two weeks for air mail delivery from Beijing to you.

Allow a few weeks for delivery. Rush service speeds it up by a week or two for $10!

When you select your calligraphy, you'll be taken to another page where you can choose various custom options.


A nice Chinese calligraphy wall scroll

The wall scroll that Sandy is holding in this picture is a "large size"
single-character wall scroll.
We also offer custom wall scrolls in small, medium, and an even-larger jumbo size.

A professional Chinese Calligrapher

Professional calligraphers are getting to be hard to find these days.
Instead of drawing characters by hand, the new generation in China merely type roman letters into their computer keyboards and pick the character that they want from a list that pops up.

There is some fear that true Chinese calligraphy may become a lost art in the coming years. Many art institutes in China are now promoting calligraphy programs in hopes of keeping this unique form of art alive.

Trying to learn Chinese calligrapher - a futile effort

Even with the teachings of a top-ranked calligrapher in China, my calligraphy will never be good enough to sell. I will leave that to the experts.

A high-ranked Chinese master calligrapher that I met in Zhongwei

The same calligrapher who gave me those lessons also attracted a crowd of thousands and a TV crew as he created characters over 6-feet high. He happens to be ranked as one of the top 100 calligraphers in all of China. He is also one of very few that would actually attempt such a feat.


Check out my lists of Japanese Kanji Calligraphy Wall Scrolls and Old Korean Hanja Calligraphy Wall Scrolls.

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