Fremragende produkt Shodo: The Quiet Art of Japanese Zen Calligraphy (Hardcover) by Sato Shozo Roshi Gengo Akiba uvqOcM8E

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bIn this beautiful and extraordinary zen calligraphy book Shozo Sato an internationally recognized master of traditional Zen arts teaches the art of Japanese calligraphy through the power and wisdom of Zen poetry./b Single-line Zen Buddhist koan aphorisms or izengo/i are one of the most common subjects for the traditional Japanese brush calligraphy known as ishodo/i. Regarded as one of the key disciplines in fostering the focused meditative state of mind so essential to Zen ishodo/i calligraphy is practiced regularly by all students of Zen Buddhism in Japan. After providing a brief history of Japanese calligraphy and its close relationship with the teachings of Zen Buddhism Sato explains the basic supplies and fundamental brushstroke skills that you'll need. He goes on to present thirty izengo/i each featuring: ulliAn example by a skilled Zen monk or master calligrapher/liliAn explanation of the individual characters and the Zen koan as a whole/liliStep-by-step instructions on how to paint the phrase in a number of styles (Kaisho Gyosho Sosho)/li/ulA stunning volume on the intersection of Japanese aesthetics and Zen Buddhist thought iShodo: The Quiet Art of Japanese Zen Calligraphy/i guides beginning and advanced students alike to a deeper understanding of the unique brush painting art form of ishodo/i calligraphy. bShodo calligraphy topics include: /bulli The Art of Kanji/lili The Four Treasures of Shodo/lili Ideogram Zengo/lili Students of Shodo/li/ul