Not what you want?

Try searching again using:
1. Other similar-meaning words.
2. Fewer words or just one word.

If all else fails, email me and
tell me what you need.

精進 in Chinese / Japanese...

Buy an 精進 calligraphy wall scroll here!

Personalize your custom “精進” project by clicking the button next to your favorite “精進” title below...


Devotion / Diligence / Vigorous / Energetic

vīrya
China jīng jìn
Japan shoujin
Devotion / Diligence / Vigorous / Energetic Vertical Wall Scroll

精進 is a wide-ranging word that is used in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.

It can mean devotion, diligence, concentration, aggressive, enterprising, vigorous, energetic, purification, pushing, asceticism, assiduity, or virility. 精進 is deep, and these two characters can express ideas that take a full English phrase to describe such as, "concentration of mind," "to forge ahead vigorously," or "to dedicate oneself to progress."

Used in the context of Buddhism, it means, "making earnest efforts to cultivate virtue and get rid of evil," or "zeal in one's quest for enlightenment."

6. Right Effort / Right Endeavor / Perfect Effort

Samyag Vyayama / Samma Vayama
China zhèng jīng jìn
Japan sei shou jin
6. Right Effort / Right Endeavor / Perfect Effort Vertical Wall Scroll

正精進 is one of the Noble Eightfold Paths of Buddhism. Right Effort, along with Right Mindfulness and Right Concentration constitute the path to Concentration or Perfect Thought.

Proper effort is not the effort to make something particular happen. It is the effort to be aware and awake in each moment, the effort to overcome laziness and defilement, the effort to make each activity of our day meditation. This concept is about pursuing wholesome things that promote good karma.

Another definition: Cultivation of what is karmically wholesome and avoidance of what is karmically unwholesome.


This term is exclusively used by devout Buddhists. It is not a common term, and is remains an unknown concept to most Japanese and Chinese people.

All Tenets of the Noble Eightfold Path

China zhèng jiàn zhèng sī wéi zhèng yǔ zhèng yè zhèng mìng zhèng jīng jìn zhèng niàn zhèng dìng

Japan shouken shoushiyui shougo shougo shoumyou shoushoujin shounen shoujou
All Tenets of the Noble Eightfold Path Vertical Wall Scroll

These are the eight tenets of the Buddhist Noble Eightfold Path written altogether.

Here's this list of tenets in English:
1. Right View / Right Understanding / Right Perspective / Perfect View
2. Right Resolve / Right Thought / Right Intention / Perfect Resolve
3. Right Speech / Right Talk / Perfect Speech
4. Right Action / Perfect Conduct
5. Right Living / Right Livelihood / Perfect Livelihood
6. Right Effort / Right Endeavor / Perfect Effort
7. Right Mindfulness / Right Memory / Perfect Mindfulness
8. Right Concentration / Perfect Concentration

Tang Soo Do Tenets

Tang Soo Do Tenets Vertical Wall Scroll

廉耻精進忍耐遵守克己謙遜百折不屈 are the tenets of Tang Soo Do

EnglishOld HanjaModern HangulPronunciation
1. Integrity廉耻렴치 or 염치yeom ci
2. Concentration精進정진jeong jin
3. Perseverence忍耐인내in nae
4. Respect & Obedience遵守준수jun su
5. Self-Control克己극기geug gi
6. Humility謙遜겸손gyeom son
7. Indomitable Spirit百折不屈백절불굴baeg jeor bur gur

After some research, it appears this list was compiled in English based on Taekwondo tenets. We filled in a few of the words that did not have a corresponding Hanja or Hangul. If someone else has a better list with characters included, please contact me.

Not the results for 精進 that you were looking for?

Below are some entries from our dictionary that may match your 精進 search...

Characters

If shown, 2nd row is Simp. Chinese

Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

精進


精进

see styles
Mandarin jīng jìn / jing1 jin4
Taiwan ching chin
Japanese shoujin(p);soujin(ok);shouji(ok);souji(ok) / shojin(p);sojin(ok);shoji(ok);soji(ok) / しょうじん(P);そうじん(ok);しょうじ(ok);そうじ(ok)
Chinese to forge ahead vigorously; to dedicate oneself to progress
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) concentration; diligence; devotion; (2) (See 六波羅蜜) asceticism; zeal in one's quest for enlightenment; (3) adherence to a vegetarian diet
vīrya, one of the seven bodhyaṅga; 'vigour,' 'valour, fortitude,' 'virility' (M.W.); 'welldoing' (Keith). The Chinese interpretation may be defined, as pure or unadulterated progress, i.e. 勤 zeal, zealous, courageously progressing in the good and eliminating the evil.; vīrya, zeal, unchecked progress; effort

正精進


正精进

see styles
Mandarin zhèng jīng jìn / zheng4 jing1 jin4
Taiwan cheng ching chin
Japanese shō shōjin
samyagvyāyāma, right effort, zeal, or progress, unintermitting perseverance, the sixth of the 八正道; 'right effort, to suppress the rising of evil states, to eradicate those which have arisen, to stimulate good states, and to perfect those which have come into being. ' Keith; correct effort

勤精進


勤精进

see styles
Mandarin qín jīng jìn / qin2 jing1 jin4
Taiwan ch`in ching chin / chin ching chin
Japanese gon shōjin
intensive exertion

北精進

see styles
Japanese kitashoujin / kitashojin / きたしょうじん

南精進

see styles
Japanese minamishoujin / minamishojin / みなみしょうじん

大精進


大精进

see styles
Mandarin dà jīng jìn / da4 jing1 jin4
Taiwan ta ching chin
Japanese dai shōjin
great zeal

常精進


常精进

see styles
Mandarin cháng jīng jìn / chang2 jing1 jin4
Taiwan ch`ang ching chin / chang ching chin
Japanese jō shōshin
to make constant effort

精進力


精进力

see styles
Mandarin jīng jìn lì / jing1 jin4 li4
Taiwan ching chin li
Japanese shōjin riki
vīryabala. The power of unfailing progress, one of the five moral powers; effort

精進屋

see styles
Japanese shoujinya / shojinya / しょうじんや

精進川

see styles
Japanese shoujingawa / shojingawa / しょうじんがわ

精進度


精进度

see styles
Mandarin jīng jìn dù / jing1 jin4 du4
Taiwan ching chin tu
Japanese shōjin do
perfection of zeal

精進日

see styles
Japanese shoujinbi / shojinbi / しょうじんび Japanese day of abstinence

精進根


精进根

see styles
Mandarin jīng jìn gēn / jing1 jin4 gen1
Taiwan ching chin ken
Japanese shōjin kon
faculty of zeal

精進池

see styles
Japanese shojinike / しょじんいけ

精進湖

see styles
Japanese shoujiko / shojiko / しょうじこ

精進物

see styles
Japanese shoujinmono;soujimono / shojinmono;sojimono / しょうじんもの;そうじもの Japanese (obscure) (See 生臭物) vegetable-based food (incl. nuts, berries, etc., but excl. all meat and fish)

精進鎧


精进铠

see styles
Mandarin jīng jìn kǎi / jing1 jin4 kai3
Taiwan ching chin k`ai / ching chin kai
Japanese shōjin gai
the armor of perseverance

行精進


行精进

see styles
Mandarin xíng jīng jìn / xing2 jing1 jin4
Taiwan hsing ching chin
Japanese gyō shōjin
applied

起精進


起精进

see styles
Mandarin qǐ jīng jìn / qi3 jing1 jin4
Taiwan ch`i ching chin / chi ching chin
Japanese ki shōjin
to arouse zeal

一切精進


一切精进

see styles
Mandarin yī qiè jīng jìn / yi1 qie4 jing1 jin4
Taiwan i ch`ieh ching chin / i chieh ching chin
Japanese issai shōjin
all kinds of zeal

一生精進

see styles
Japanese isshoushoujin / isshoshojin / いっしょうしょうじん Japanese (expression) {Buddh} striving to adopt ascetic practices for one's whole life

上精進川

see styles
Japanese kamishoujingawa / kamishojingawa / かみしょうじんがわ

不下精進


不下精进

see styles
Mandarin bù xià jīng jìn / bu4 xia4 jing1 jin4
Taiwan pu hsia ching chin
Japanese fuges hōshin
undaunted exertion

五種精進


五种精进

see styles
Mandarin wǔ zhǒng jīng jìn / wu3 zhong3 jing1 jin4
Taiwan wu chung ching chin
Japanese goshu shōjin
five kinds of exertion

克己精進

see styles
Japanese kokkishoujin / kokkishojin / こっきしょうじん Japanese (noun/participle) (yoji) self-control and close application; self-denial and diligent devotion

刻苦精進

see styles
Japanese kokkushoujin / kokkushojin / こっくしょうじん Japanese (noun/participle) (yoji) being arduous; working diligently enduring hardships; making a strenuous effort

加行精進


加行精进

see styles
Mandarin jiā xíng jīng jìn / jia1 xing2 jing1 jin4
Taiwan chia hsing ching chin
Japanese kegyō shōjin
the exertion of application

勇猛精進


勇猛精进

see styles
Mandarin yǒng měng jīng jìn / yong3 meng3 jing1 jin4
Taiwan yung meng ching chin
Japanese yuumyoushoujin;yuumoushoujin / yumyoshojin;yumoshojin / ゆうみょうしょうじん;ゆうもうしょうじん
Japanese (noun/participle) (yoji) engage in ascetic practices with dauntless spirit
Bold advance, or progress; vigorously applied to exertion

勤修精進


勤修精进

see styles
Mandarin qín xiū jīng jìn / qin2 xiu1 jing1 jin4
Taiwan ch`in hsiu ching chin / chin hsiu ching chin
Japanese gonshu shōjin
energetic vigor

勤加精進


勤加精进

see styles
Mandarin qín jiā jīng jìn / qin2 jia1 jing1 jin4
Taiwan ch`in chia ching chin / chin chia ching chin
Japanese gonke shōjin
to apply oneself vigorously

Many custom options...


Tang Soo Do Tenets Vertical Wall Scroll
Tang Soo Do Tenets Vertical Wall Scroll
Tang Soo Do Tenets Vertical Wall Scroll
Tang Soo Do Tenets Vertical Wall Scroll


And formats...

Tang Soo Do Tenets Vertical Portrait
Tang Soo Do Tenets Horizontal Wall Scroll
Tang Soo Do Tenets Vertical Portrait
Dictionary

Lookup 精進 in my Japanese & Chinese Dictionary


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

Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Devotion
Diligence
Vigorous
Energetic
精進
精进
shoujin / shojinjīng jìn / jing1 jin4 / jing jin / jingjinching chin / chingchin
6. Right Effort
Right Endeavor
Perfect Effort
正精進
正精进
sei shou jin
seishoujin
sei sho jin
seishojin
zhèng jīng jìn
zheng4 jing1 jin4
zheng jing jin
zhengjingjin
cheng ching chin
chengchingchin
All Tenets of the Noble Eightfold Path正見正思唯正語正業正命正精進正念正定
正见正思唯正语正业正命正精进正念正定
shouken shoushiyui shougo shougo shoumyou shoushoujin shounen shoujou
shoken shoshiyui shogo shogo shomyo shoshojin shonen shojo
shokenshoshiyuishogoshogoshomyoshoshojinshonenshojo
zhèng jiàn zhèng sī wéi zhèng yǔ zhèng yè zhèng mìng zhèng jīng jìn zhèng niàn zhèng dìng
zheng4 jian4 zheng4 si1 wei2 zheng4 yu3 zheng4 ye4 zheng4 ming4 zheng4 jing1 jin4 zheng4 nian4 zheng4 ding4
zheng jian zheng si wei zheng yu zheng ye zheng ming zheng jing jin zheng nian zheng ding
cheng chien cheng ssu wei cheng yü cheng yeh cheng ming cheng ching chin cheng nien cheng ting
Tang Soo Do Tenets廉耻精進忍耐遵守克己謙遜百折不屈 / 廉恥精進忍耐遵守克己謙遜百折不屈
廉耻精进忍耐遵守克己谦逊百折不屈
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.



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

April
Bamboo
Benevolent
Bright
Bull
Chiara
Christopher
Daodejing
Enjoy Life
Family
Fate
Feelings
Forest
Goju Ryu Karate Do
Good Fortune
Good Luck
Harmony
Heart Sutra
Horse
Iaido
Inspired
James
Jean
Kung Fu
Laura
Libra
Love
Martinez
Moon Light
Nick
Peace
Peaceful Warrior
Samuel
Samurai
Shine
Shotokan
Simon
Steve
Tiger
Trees
Victoria
Wedding
Wolf
Woman

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.

0 people have searched for 精進 in Chinese or Japanese in the past year.
精進 was last searched for by someone else on Jun 15th, 2019