The name Maharaja on a personalized wall scroll

Click the "Customize" button next to your name below to start your personalized Maharaja calligraphy artwork...

Maharaja

mó hè luó rě
magaraja
Maharaja Vertical Wall Scroll

摩賀羅惹 is a Chinese and Japanese title for a Mahārāja.

You will also see マハラジャ as a phonetic version of Mahārāja in Japanese.
Also, a translation in Chinese could be 大王 (great king).
The title 摩賀羅惹 is meant to sound like Mahārāja, coming from the Sanskrit word महाराज.

Maharaja

maharaja
Maharaja Vertical Wall Scroll

マハラジャ is the name Maharaja in Japanese.


Note: Because this title is entirely Japanese Katakana, it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.


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

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Maharaja摩賀羅惹
摩贺罗惹
magarajamó hè luó rě
mo2 he4 luo2 re3
mo he luo re
moheluore
mo ho lo je
moholoje
Maharajaマハラジャmaharaja
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.


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.