Devils Go Out Fortune Come In
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 Devils Go Out Fortune Come In tattoo designs by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase. For these Devils Go Out Fortune Come In 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.
Devils Go Out Fortune Come In in Japanese is 鬼は外福は内 which is read oni wa soto fuku wa uchi. The four-character idiom oni wa soto fuku wa uchi meaning "Devils Go Out Fortune Come In" is composed of the kanji 鬼 (read oni) meaning "devils,demons", the grammatical element は (read wa) which marks the preceding word as the subject, 外 (read soto) meaning "outside", 福 (read fuku) meaning "good fortune",the grammatical element は (read wa) which marks the preceding word as the subject,and 内 (read uchi) meaning "inside, within".
This beautiful calligraphy art of oni wa soto fuku wa uchi is appropriate for the entrance to the home and is a wish that evil spirits that bring misfortune and sickness be banished from the home and good fortune be welcomed in. This phrase is part of the mamemaki custom of purifying the home on the day before the start of spring by throwing beans out the front door while saying "oni wa soto! fuku wa uchi!" and then shutting the door.
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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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