What’s Palindrome (KAIBUN)?
Palindrome is the phrase that reads the same backward as forward. Since the words go around, palindrome is a symbol of everlasting luck.
How to Use the Palindrome Calligraphy
Decorate the entrance of your home or office with it. It will uplift your fortune even more when it is placed in the water section such as kitchen or bathroom. According to Feng shui, the water section, where water is circulated, is said to be the place to “wash away” the bad spirits. The power of palindrome will wash away the impurities of your home or office. It also makes the perfect gift.
くらくご After the joys and sorrows
はなのその is a flower garden
そのなは It is called
ごくらく the land of happiness
KU RA KU GO
HA NA NO SONO
SO NO NA HA
GO KU RA KU
After going through the joys and sorrows, you will reach the paradise. The name of the paradise is gokuraku, the land of happiness.
bird of paradise flower
Paradise is where happiness is. In Buddhism, the land of happiness is said to be tens of millions of miles away from this world. The Buddhist Scripture describes the paradise as brimful of water, radiant lights through the green foliage, dance of light and breeze, jeweled castle and beautiful music.
* This work is all handmade.
- Price: 58 USD (frame included)
- Artist: Chie Saito
- Size: 210×297mm / 8.3×11.7”
- Materials: drawing paper, Japanese ink, color pencil, marker pen, wooden frame