Scroll to see all 8 Japanese Tanden tattoo designs
Here we offer 8 different hand-brushed Japanese Tanden tattoo designs by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase. For these Tanden 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.
Tanden in Japanese is 丹田 which is read tanden. In Japanese culture, tanden is the source of ki and is located just below the belly button. Master Takase discusses this in detail in an excellent article Hara: Master Calligrapher Eri Takase on the Art and Energy of Japanese Calligraphy.
Also see the Wikipedia article Dantian for more information.
Translations You Can Trust: We want you to be as happy with the Japanese translation as you are with Master Takase's beautiful art. So we have made it easy to confirm the translation for yourself by simply clicking on Tanden (tanden) which links to the independent Jeffrey's Japanese English Dictionary.
Immediately Download Your Tanden Japanese Tattoo
With your order, you receive everything you need for the perfect Tanden Japanese Tattoo. The tattoo design comes as an Adobe PDF file which means it will print exactly as Master Takase brushed the design. And this includes the line art, also called a stencil, that your tattoo artist must have to properly ink the design.
When your order is placed, you can immediately download your Japanese tattoo design. Then just print it and take it to your favorite tattoo artist. Your tattoo artist does not need to know Japanese. The Adobe PDF file contains everything you need and everything your tattoo artist needs to properly ink the design.
Getting your perfect Japanese Tattoo really is this easy.