Book of Five Rings
12 1/4 in W x 43 in H Japanese Hanging Scroll
by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase
Here we offer 8 different hand-brushed Japanese Book of Five Rings tattoo designs by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase. For these Book of Five Rings tattoo designs the fonts are different, but the characters and the meaning are the same. So order the style you like - the meaning is the same for each design.
Book of Five Rings in Japanese is 五輪の書 which is read gorin no sho. The Japanese book gorin no sho translated as "Book of Five Rings" was written by Japan's preeminent swordsman Miyamoto Musashi. The book teaches the fundamentals of sword fighting and combat training. The kanji 五 (read go) means five 輪 (read rin) means "ring", the grammatical element の (read no) means "of" and 書 (read sho) means "book; writings". Note that one also sees gorin no sho written 五輪書 without the hiragana.
Translations You Can Trust: We want you to be as happy with the Japanese translation as you are with Master Takase's beautiful art.
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About The Art: This beautiful hand-brushed scroll by Master Takase is personally created at the time of your order and proudly bears her seal and signature. This is a high-quality scroll with light brown silk borders and fine Japanese paper from one of the finest scroll makers in Nara Japan. This is a personal work of art that is designed to last generations.
Delivery: The scroll is completed and shipped within 1-3 business days and arrives ready to display.
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