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Enso - Japanese Zen Circle

Japan en sou
Enso - Japanese Zen Circle Wall Scroll

〇 / 円相 is Enso, which is really NOT a regular Japanese Kanji character. It falls more into the category of a symbol. In this case, it can be considered a religious symbol, as it is strongly-associated with Japanese Zen Buddhism.

Enso Circle

〇 / 円相 is a typical appearance of Enso with an inscription by master calligrapher Bishou Imai.

Some call this "The Circle of Enlightenment." Others call it the "Infinity Circle." If you actually took the meanings of the two Kanji that make up the word "Enso," you could read it as "Mutual Circle" or "Circle of Togetherness." I think the Enso symbol can simply mean different things to different people. Therefore, you should let it have the meaning that you perceive.

Please note when you start making your customizations for an Enso wall scroll, you will see some possible ways it might be written, listed under the different calligraphy styles that we normally offer. However, Enso does not really conform to normal Asian calligraphy styles. Therefore, do not expect that you can make a style selection and expect the actual result to be identical. The appearance of your Enso will be determined by the artist's personal style, feeling, mood, etc. You cannot control or constrain that, as you cannot constrain art, without removing some of the artistic quality. Note: Our calligraphy selection process does not take this into account, as it was designed for Chinese characters and Japanese Kanji selection.

Please ignore the part where you are invited to pick a calligraphy style in the following pages.

Both our Japanese and Chinese master calligraphers are Buddhist (not as devout as monks but Buddhist none the less). Therefore, you can be assured that your Enso symbol will be written with the utmost effort and feeling.

By the way, when "Enso" is written in Kanji, it looks like this: 円相

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Mandarin/ fo2
Taiwan fo
Japanese hotoke ほとけ
 butsu ぶつ
 futsu ふつ
Chinese Japanese variant of 佛
Japanese (1) Buddha; merciful person; Buddhist image; (2) the dead; dead person; spirit of the dead; Buddha; Buddhism; (abbreviation) France; (surname) Hotokesaki; (surname) Hotoke; (place-name) Furansu; (place-name) Futsu; (personal name) Satoru
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Buddha / Buddhism

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Mandarin guǎng / guang3
Taiwan kuang
Japanese yutaka ゆたか
 hiromu ひろむ
 hiromatsu ひろまつ
 hirotsugu ひろつぐ
 hirosue ひろすえ
 hiroji ひろじ
 hiroshi ひろし
 hirosaki ひろさき
 hirokatsu ひろかつ
 hiro ひろ
 kouji / koji こうじ
 kou / ko こう
Chinese Japanese variant of 廣|广
Japanese (given name) Yutaka; (given name) Hiromu; (personal name) Hiromatsu; (personal name) Hirotsugu; (personal name) Hirosue; (personal name) Hiroji; (p,s,g) Hiroshi; (surname) Hirosaki; (personal name) Hirokatsu; (p,s,f) Hiro; (personal name) Kouji; (female given name) Kou
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Mandarin/ de2
Taiwan te
Japanese toku とく
Chinese Japanese variant of 德
Japanese (1) virtue; (2) benevolence; (3) profit; benefit; advantage; (given name) Megumu; (female given name) Megumi; (given name) Minoru; (given name) Makoto; (surname, given name) Noboru; (personal name) Tomi; (surname) Tokumura; (personal name) Tokusue; (personal name) Tokuji; (surname, female given name) Toku; (personal name) Chikara; (given name) Tadashi; (given name) Isao; (given name) Atsushi; (surname, given name) Akira

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Mandarin/ lu:4
Japanese ritsu りつ
Chinese law; surname Lü
Japanese (1) law (esp. ancient East Asian criminal code); regulation; (2) (Buddhist term) vinaya (rules for the monastic community); (3) (abbreviation) Ritsu (school of Buddhism); (4) (abbreviation) lushi (style of Chinese poem); (5) (musical) pitch; (6) six odd-numbered notes of the ancient chromatic scale; (7) (abbreviation) Japanese seven-tone gagaku scale, similar to Dorian mode (corresponding to: re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do); (n,n-suf,ctr) (8) (in traditional Eastern music) step (corresponding to a Western semitone); (personal name) Ritsuji; (female given name) Ritsu; (female given name) Rizumu; (given name) Hiroshi; (given name) Nori; (given name) Tadasu; (given name) Tadashi; (male given name) Takashi; (personal name) Osamu
vinaya, from vi-ni, to 1ead, train: discipline: v. 毘奈耶; other names are Prātimokṣa, śīla, and upalakṣa. The discipline, or monastic rules; one of the three divisions of the Canon, or Tripiṭaka, and said to have been compiled by Upāli.
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Mandarin dì // de / di4 // de5
Taiwan ti // te
Japanese tsuchi つち
 tsushi つし
Chinese earth; ground; field; place; land; CL:片[pian4]; -ly; structural particle: used before a verb or adjective, linking it to preceding modifying adverbial adjunct
Japanese (1) earth; soil; dirt; clay; mud; (2) the earth (historically, esp. as opposed to the heavens); the ground; the land; (3) low-quality torinoko-gami (containing mud); (4) (period of) refraining from construction in the direction of the god of the earth (in Onmyodo); (n,n-suf) (1) earth; ground; land; soil; (2) place; (3) territory; (4) bottom (of a package, book, etc.); (5) earth (one of the five elements); (1) (abbreviation) ground; land; earth; soil; (2) the region in question; the local area; (3) skin; (4) texture; fabric; material; weave; (5) base; background; (6) one's true nature; (7) narrative (i.e. descriptive part of a story); (8) real life; actuality; (9) (in the game of go) captured territory; (10) noh chorus; (11) (in Japanese dance) accompaniment music; (12) (in Japanese music) basic phrase (usu. repetitive); (13) base part (of multiple shamisens); (surname) Hamadzi; (surname) Chitoku; (surname) Chizaki; (surname) Chi; (surname) Shouchi; (surname) Koochi
pṛthivī, 鉢里體尾 the earth, ground; bhūmi, 歩弭 the earth, place, situation; talima, 託史麽 (or 託吏麽) ground, site; explained by 土地 earth, ground; 能生 capable of producing; 所依 that on which things rely. It is also the spiritual rank, position, or character attained by a Bodhisattva as a result of 住 remaining and developing in a given state in order to attain this 地 rank; v. 十住; 住位 and 十地.
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Mandarin shàn / shan4
Taiwan shan
Japanese zen ぜん
Chinese good (virtuous); benevolent; well-disposed; good at something; to improve or perfect
Japanese good; goodness; right; virtue; (personal name) Yoshikatsu; (given name) Yoshiaki; (given name) Yoshi; (personal name) Tadashi; (given name) Zen'you; (personal name) Zenji; (surname, given name) Zen
su; sādhu; bhadra; kuśala. Good, virtuous, well; good at; skilful.
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Goodness / Good Deed

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Mandarin zhōu / zhou1
Taiwan chou
Japanese shuu / shu しゅう
Chinese to make a circuit; to circle; circle; circumference; lap; cycle; complete; all; all over; thorough; to help financially; surname Zhou; Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC)
Japanese (1) Zhou (dynasty of China); Chou; (2) (geometry term) perimeter; (n-suf,ctr) (3) counter for laps or circuits; (female given name) Meguru; (female given name) Meguri; (given name) Makoto; (personal name) Hiroshi; (personal name) Tsukashi; (given name) Chikashi; (female given name) Chika; (surname) Suzaki; (surname) Susaki; (personal name) Juu; (surname) Shiyu; (given name) Shuutei; (personal name) Shuuji; (personal name) Shuukichi; (given name) Shuuki; (surname, given name) Shuu; (surname) Shu; (surname) Kane; (personal name) Osamu; (given name) I
Around, on every side, complete; to go around
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Chow / Zhou

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Mandarin huò // huó // hú // hè // hé / huo4 // huo2 // hu2 // he4 // he2
Taiwan huo // hu // ho
Japanese yawa やわ
 nodo のど
 nagi なぎ
Chinese to mix (ingredients) together; to blend; classifier for rinses of clothes; classifier for boilings of medicinal herbs; to combine a powdery substance (flour, plaster etc) with water; Taiwan pr. [huo4]; to complete a set in mahjong or playing cards; to compose a poem in reply (to sb's poem) using the same rhyme sequence; to join in the singing; to chime in with others; and; together with; with; sum; union; peace; harmony; Taiwan pr. [han4] when it means "and" or "with"; surname He; Japanese (food, clothes etc)
Japanese (1) sum; (2) harmony; peace; (n,n-pref,adj-no) (3) Japan; Japanese-style; (noun or adjectival noun) (kana only) soft; fragile; weak; poorly built; insubstantial; (adj-nari) (archaism) tranquil; calm; quiet; peaceful; calm (at sea); lull; (given name) Wataru; (surname) Wazusaki; (surname) Wazaki; (surname) Wasaki; (female given name) Wakana; (surname, given name) Wa; (female given name) Yori; (given name) Yoshi; (surname, female given name) Yawara; (female given name) Yamato; (female given name) Yasura; (given name) Yasushi; (female given name) Yasu; (female given name) Mutsumi; (female given name) Madoka; (personal name) Masa; (female given name) Honoka; (female given name) Hiyori; (female given name) Hina; (male given name) Hito
Harmony, peace; to blend, mix; with, unite with; respond, rhyme; to be soft
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Mandarin jiàn / jian4
Taiwan chien
Japanese tsurugi つるぎ
 ken けん
Chinese Japanese variant of 劍|剑
Japanese sword (originally esp. a doubled-edged sword); sabre; saber; blade; (1) sword (originally esp. a doubled-edged sword); sabre; saber; blade; (2) bayonet; (3) swordsmanship; (4) stinger; ovipositor; dart; (female given name) Mayaka; (surname, female given name) Tsurugi; (surname) Kenzaki; (given name) Ken
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Mandarin dōng / dong1
Taiwan tung
Japanese hingashi ひんがし
 himukashi ひむかし
 higashi ひがし
 azuma あづま
Chinese east; host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest); landlord; surname Dong
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) east; east; (1) (archaism) eastern Japan (esp. Kamakura or Edo, from perspective of Kyoto or Nara); eastern provinces; (2) (archaism) east; (3) (abbreviation) six-stringed Japanese zither; (personal name) Yamato; (surname) Higashitsuru; (place-name, surname) Higashi; (surname, given name) Hajime; (given name) Noboru; (surname) Ton; (given name) Toumin; (personal name) Toufuku; (surname) Touhama; (surname) Toua; (surname, given name) Tou; (surname) Takatou; (female given name) Saki; (surname) Kochizaki; (surname, female given name) Adzuma; (p,s,f) Azuma; (female given name) Azukiyo; (surname, female given name) Azu; (
pūrva, east.
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Mandarin/ li3
Taiwan li
Japanese sumomo すもも
Chinese plum; surname Li
Japanese (kana only) Japanese plum (Prunus salicina); Chinese plum; (female given name) Rei; (surname, female given name) Rin; (female given name) Riri; (surname) Rize; (surname) Rii; (personal name) Ri-; (surname, female given name) Ri; (surname, female given name) Momo; (surname) Ni; (surname, female given name) Sumomo; (surname) Su; (surname) Jiyon; (surname) Jun; (surname) En; (surname) I
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Lee / Plum (Surname)

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Mandarin méi / mei2
Taiwan mei
Japanese mume むめ
 ume うめ
Chinese plum; plum flower; Japanese apricot (Prunus mume); surname Mei
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (1) Japanese apricot (Prunus mume); Chinese plum; (2) lowest (of a three-tier ranking system); (1) Japanese apricot (Prunus mume); Chinese plum; (2) lowest (of a three-tier ranking system); (surname) Mei; (surname) Me; (surname) Bai; (surname) Umezaki; (surname) Umesazaki; (surname) Umesaki; (surname, female given name) Ume
The plum.
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Mandarin sēn / sen1
Taiwan sen
Japanese mori もり
Chinese forest; Mori (Japanese surname)
Japanese (1) forest; (2) shrine grove; (surname) Morihama; (personal name) Moritsugu; (surname) Moritaka; (personal name) Morizumi; (surname) Morisugi; (personal name) Morisue; (surname) Morizaki; (surname) Morisaki; (personal name) Morikatsu; (p,s,f) Mori; (female given name) Mitsuki; (personal name) Noriyuki; (surname) Tsurumori; (surname, given name) Shin; (female given name) Shizuka; (surname, given name) Shigeru; (personal name) Oota
Dense, forest-like.
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Mandarin méi / mei2
Taiwan mei
Japanese mume むめ
 ume うめ
Chinese variant of 梅[mei2]
Japanese (1) Japanese apricot (Prunus mume); Chinese plum; (2) lowest (of a three-tier ranking system); (surname) Ume

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Mandarin zhēn / zhen1
Taiwan chen
Japanese hari はり
 hashibami はしばみ
 hagi はぎ
Chinese hazel tree; Corylus heterophylla
Japanese (kana only) Asian hazel (Corylus heterophylla var. thunbergii); Siberian hazel; (archaism) Japanese alder (Alnus japonica); (surname) Hashibami
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Hazel Tree

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Mandarin huà / hua4
Taiwan hua
Japanese kanba かんば
 kaba かば
 kaniwa かにわ
Chinese birch tree; Betula japonica
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) (kana only) birch (esp. Japanese white birch); (surname) Kanba; (surname) Kaba
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Mandarin shì / shi4
Taiwan shih
Japanese kokera こけら
 kaki かき
Chinese persimmon
Japanese (irregular kanji usage) (1) chopped wood; wood chips; (2) (abbreviation) thin shingles; kaki; Japanese persimmon (Diospyros kaki); (surname) Kokera; (place-name) Kagi; (surname) Kaki
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition
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Mandarin lín / lin2
Taiwan lin
Japanese hayashi はやし
Chinese woods; forest; CL:片[pian4]; circle(s) (i.e. specific group of people); a collection (of similar things); surname Lin; Japanese surname Hayashi
Japanese (1) woods; forest; copse; thicket; (2) bunch; line (of something); collection; (surname, female given name) Rin; (surname) Rimu; (surname) Ri; (female given name) Ramu; (surname) Yau; (surname) Hayashitaka; (surname) Hayashizaki; (surname) Hayashisaki; (p,s,f) Hayashi; (surname, given name) Shigeru; (surname) Shige; (surname) Kuwamatsu; (surname) Kuwabara; (surname) Kuwabayashi; (surname) Kuwaza; (surname) Imu; (female given name) Atsumi
A grove, or wood; a band; forest; grove
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Small Forest

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Mandarin shàn // chán / shan4 // chan2
Taiwan shan // ch`an / shan // chan
Japanese zen ぜん
Chinese to abdicate; dhyana (Sanskrit); Zen; meditation (Buddhism)
Japanese (out-dated kanji) (1) (Buddhist term) dhyana (profound meditation); (2) (abbreviation) Zen (Buddhism); (surname) Yuzuri; (personal name) Zen
To level a place for an altar, to sacrifice to the hills and fountains; to abdicate. Adopted by Buddhists for dhyāna, 禪 or 禪那, i.e. meditation, abstraction, trance. dhyāna is 'meditation, thought, reflection, especially profound and abstract religious contemplation'. M.W. It was intp. as 'getting rid of evil', etc., later as 靜慮 quiet meditation. It is a form of 定, but that word is more closely allied with samādhi, cf. 禪定. The term also connotes Buddhism and Buddhist things in general, but has special application to the 禪宗 q.v. It is one of the six pāramitās, cf. 波. There are numerous methods and subjects of meditation. The eighteen brahmalokas are divided into four dhyāna regions 'corresponding to certain frames of mind where individuals might be reborn in strict accordance with their spiritual state'. The first three are the first dhyāna, the second three the second dhyāna, the third three the third dhyāna, and the remaining nine the fourth dhyāna. See Eitel. According to Childers' Pali Dictionary, 'The four jhānas are four stages of mystic meditation, whereby the believer's mind is purged from all earthly emotions, and detached as it were from his body, which remains plunged in a profound trance.' Seated cross-legged, the practiser 'concentrates his mind upon a single thought. Gradually his soul becomes filled with a supernatural ecstasy and serenity', his mind still reasoning: this is the first jhāna. Concentrating his mind on the same subject, he frees it from reasoning, the ecstasy and serenity remaining, which is the second jhāna. Then he divests himself of ecstasy, reaching the third stage of serenity. Lastly, in the fourth stage the mind becomes indifferent to all emotions, being exalted above them and purified. There are differences in the Mahāyāna methods, but similarity of aim.
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Japanese zen ぜん
Chinese See:
Japanese (1) (Buddhist term) dhyana (profound meditation); (2) (abbreviation) Zen (Buddhism); (female given name) Yuzuru; (surname) Yuzuri; (surname) Zen; (female given name) Shidzuka; (female given name) Shizuka; (female given name) Satori

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Mandarin lóng / long2
Taiwan lung
Japanese ryou / ryo りょう
 ryuu / ryu りゅう
 tatsu たつ
Chinese Japanese variant of 龍|龙
Japanese (1) dragon (esp. a Chinese dragon); (2) naga; semi-divine human-cobra chimera in Hindu and Buddhist mythology; (surname, female given name) Ryou; (personal name) Riyuu; (personal name) Ryuuji; (surname) Ryuuzaki; (surname, female given name) Ryuu; (given name) Noboru; (given name) Tooru; (surname) Tatsuzaki; (surname) Tatsu; (given name) Shigemi
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Dragon / Emperor Symbol

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Mandarin/ zi3
Taiwan tzu
Japanese murasaki むらさき
Chinese purple; violet; amethyst; Lithospermum erythrorhizon (flowering plant whose root provides red purple dye); Japanese: murasaki
Japanese (1) purple; violet; (2) (kana only) Lithospermum erythrorhizon (species of gromwell); (3) type of soy sauce; (female given name) Yukari; (female given name) Yuka; (surname, female given name) Murasaki; (surname) Takauji; (female given name) Shiori; (female given name) Akane
Purple, dark red; violet
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Mandarin yuán / yuan2
Taiwan yüan
Japanese mashira ましら
 mashi まし
 saru さる
Chinese ape
Japanese (out-dated or obsolete kana usage) monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata); ape; non-human primate; (1) (kana only) monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata); ape; non-human primate; (2) (derogatory term) sly person; (3) (derogatory term) idiot; hick; (4) sliding wooden bolt (for holding a door or window shut); (5) clasp used to control the height of a pot-hook; (6) (archaism) bathhouse prostitute; (surname) Mase; (surname) Mashira; (female given name) Saru
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition
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Mandarin dàn // shí / dan4 // shi2
Taiwan tan // shih
Japanese koku こく
 ishi いし
Chinese rock; stone; stone inscription; one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]; dry measure for grain equal to ten dou 斗; ten pecks; one hundred liters; surname Shi
Japanese (1) measure of volume (approx. 180.39 liters, 6.37 cub. ft.); (2) measure of a Japanese-style boat's loading capacity (approx. 278.26 liters); (1) stone; (2) gem; jewel; (surname) Tsuruishi; (surname) Soku; (surname) Seki; (surname) Shi; (place-name) Koku; (surname) Kazu; (given name) Inseki; (surname) Iso; (personal name) Ishibuku; (personal name) Ishifuku; (surname) Ishihama; (personal name) Ishizue; (personal name) Ishisue; (surname) Ishizaki; (surname) Ishisaki; (personal name) Ishiodori; (surname) Ishi; (given name) Atsushi; (personal name) Akira
Stone, rock.
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Mandarin zhòng / zhong4
Taiwan chung
Japanese chin ちん
Chinese Pekingese
Japanese (kana only) Japanese spaniel; Pekinese; chin
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Mandarin huā // huà // huá / hua1 // hua4 // hua2
Taiwan hua
Japanese hana はな
Chinese magnificent; splendid; flowery; old variant of 花[hua1]; flower; Mt Hua 華山|华山 in Shaanxi; surname Hua; abbr. for China
Japanese (1) flower; blossom; bloom; petal; (2) cherry blossom; (3) beauty; (4) blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms); (5) ikebana; (6) (abbreviation) Japanese playing cards; (7) (the) best; (female given name) Ririka; (female given name) Ran; (female given name) Madoka; (female given name) Furo-ria; (personal name) Fua; (female given name) Hikari; (female given name) Hanna; (female given name) Haruka; (female given name) Haru; (surname, female given name) Hana; (female given name) Teru; (female given name) Kemeko; (female given name) Kirara; (female given name) Kana; (personal name) Kasumi; (female given name) Kazashi; (m,f) Kaoru; (surname, given name) Ka; (female given name) Aki
kusuma; puṣpa; padma; a flower, blossom; flowery; especially the lotus; also 花, which also means pleasure, vice; to spend, waste, profligate. 華 also means splendour, glory, ornate; to decorate; China.

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Taiwan hua
Japanese hana はな
Chinese flower; blossom; CL:朵[duo3],支[zhi1],束[shu4],把[ba3],盆[pen2],簇[cu4]; fancy pattern; florid; to spend (money, time); surname Hua
Japanese (1) flower; blossom; bloom; petal; (2) cherry blossom; (3) beauty; (4) blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms); (5) ikebana; (6) (abbreviation) Japanese playing cards; (7) (the) best; (female given name) Ririka; (female given name) Manaka; (female given name) Peko; (female given name) Heren; (female given name) Furawa; (female given name) Hanna; (female given name) Haru; (p,s,f) Hana; (female given name) Kanna; (personal name) Kasumi; (female given name) Aya
華 puṣpa, a flower, flowers; especially the lotus, and celestial flowers. 花座 The lotus throne on which buddhas and bodhisattvas sit.
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Mandarin lán / lan2
Taiwan lan
Japanese rani らん
 araragi らに
Chinese orchid (蘭花|兰花 Cymbidium goeringii); fragrant thoroughwort (蘭草|兰草 Eupatorium fortunei); lily magnolia (木蘭|木兰); surname Lan; abbr. for Lanzhou 蘭州|兰州[Lan2 zhou1], Gansu
Japanese (1) orchid; (2) (abbreviation) Holland; The Netherlands; (archaism) thoroughwort (species of boneset, Eupatorium fortunei); (1) (kana only) Japanese yew (Taxus cuspidata); (2) (archaism) wild rocambole (Allium grayi); (surname, female given name) Ran; (surname) Araragi; (surname) Aragi; (surname) Araki
The epidendrum, orchid; scented, refined; pledged, sworn; translit. ra, ram, ran; abbrev. for 偸蘭遮 q.v.
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Mandarin jiāng / jiang1
Taiwan chiang
Japanese hajikami はじかみ
 shouga / shoga しょうが
Chinese ginger; surname Jiang
Japanese (1) (archaism) ginger (Zingiber officinale); (2) Japanese pepper (Zanthoxylum piperitum); (kana only) ginger (Zingiber officinale); (surname) Hajikami; (surname) Hashikami
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Mandarin téng / teng2
Taiwan t`eng / teng
Japanese fuji ふじ
Chinese rattan; cane; vine
Japanese wisteria (esp. Japanese wisteria, Wisteria floribunda); wistaria; (personal name) Fujitsugu; (personal name) Fujitsugi; (surname) Fujitaka; (personal name) Fujisue; (personal name) Fujikatsu; (surname, female given name) Fuji; (personal name) Dou; (personal name) Touji; (surname) Touzaki; (surname) Tou; (surname, female given name) Katsura
Creepers, canes; wisteria
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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)
Enso - Japanese Zen Circle 〇 / 円相en sou / ensou / en so / enso

Successful Chinese Character and Japanese Kanji calligraphy searches within the last few hours...

Calm Mind
Golden Dragon
I Miss You
Indomitable Spirit
Inner Power
Inner Strength
Live in the Moment
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Never Give Up
Power of Understanding
Tai Chi Chuan

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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