Not Knowing is Buddha (shiranu ga hotoke)
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Here we offer 7 different hand-brushed Japanese Not Knowing is Buddha tattoo designs by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase. For these Not Knowing is Buddha 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.
Not Knowing is Buddha in Japanese is 知らぬが仏 which is read shiranu ga hotoke. The Japanese saying shiranu ga hotoke meaning "Not Knowing is Buddha" is most often translated to the English equivalent "Ignorance is Bliss". The saying is composed of the word 知らぬ which is the negative form of 知る (read shiru) meaning to know (hence "not knowing"), the grammatical element が (read ga) which indicates the previous word is the subject, and 仏 (read hotoke) meaning "Buddha".
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With your order, you receive everything you need for the perfect Not Knowing is Buddha 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.
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