Mountains in black enso circle hand-drawn with ink in traditional Japanese style sumi-e on rice paper. Sealed with decorative stylized stamps.

Mountains in black enso circle hand-drawn with ink in traditional Japanese style sumi-e on rice paper. Sealed with decorative stylized stamps.

"My love for you is a journey; starting at forever, and ending at never." surrounding an enso circle.

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.

Ouroboros, le mythique symbole de l'entropie et de l'éternel recommencement.

Tattoo inspiration: The Ouroboros is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon eating its own tail, representing the perpetual cyclic renewal of life or eternity.

Enso es un símbolo Japones que representa la perfección, el vacío de la mente y la calma, así como la iluminación. Está muy ligado al minimalismo japonés y se usa para representar el tipo de budismo denominado Zen.

Enso es un símbolo Japones que representa la perfección, el vacío de la mente y la calma, así como la iluminación. Está muy ligado al minimalismo japonés y se usa para representar el tipo de budismo denominado Zen.

Wabi-sabi 侘寂  Wabi-sabi represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is “imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete”. It is a concept derived from the Buddhist teaching of the three marks of existence, specifically impermanence, the other two being suffering and emptiness or absence of self-nature.

The classic symbol for Zen is the enso. It is known as the circle of…

Unspoken Cinema: November 2012

Ensō (円相) is a Japanese word meaning “circle” and a concept strongly associated with Zen. It symbolizes the Absolute enlightenment, strength, elegance, the Universe, and the void; it can also symbolize the Japanese aesthetic itself.

Birth and rebirth. We die to ourselves only to be recreated by time. The cycle of humanity.

Birth and rebirth. We die to ourselves only to be recreated by our Savior. The cycle of humanity.

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