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A popular expression in Zen painting, enso is a Japanese word signifying a circle. While the word has no single, fixed meaning, the expressive, brush ink circle symbolizes a moment when the mind is free enough to simply let the body create.

"Miracles of Each Moment, No. 2" print - Kazuaki Tanahashi

"Miracles of Each Moment, No. 2" print - Kazuaki Tanahashi

Making the enso—the Zen circle that conveys everything, the whole world, complete, the ultimate Zen symbol of emptiness—is kind of a practice. Ensos are traditi

Enso symbolises enlightenment, strength, elegance as well as an "expression of the moment"

There are few symbols in Zen Buddhism, and one of my favorite ones is the Enso. This simple shape--a circle--represents Zen Buddhism perfect.

artemisdreaming:    Image: Stefanus Rademeyer    .  My actions are my only true belongings.  ~Thich Nhat Hanh

Stefanus Rademeyer / Enso, Pure pigment ink on archival cotton paper, 1118 x 1118 mm / on TTL Design

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New at the artisans’ gallery – Kazuaki Tanahashi Miracles of Each Moment, blue Original multi-color one-stroke circle. Acrylic on canvas, scroll x If…