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.
草はなはなくも Even though there is no flower
かれず a weed does not wither
生きぬき It survives
いずれ Before long
かもくな a quiet
花はさく flower will bloom
KU SA WA NA WA NA KU MO
KA RE ZU
I KI NU KI
I ZU RE
KA MO KU NA
HA NA WA SA KU
A weed does not wither. It survives even though it does not have a flower now. We may not see it, but it will make a flower to bloom before long.
Even a weed with no names takes root into the soil and survive strongly. When you live like a weed, the time for you to bloom will come before too long. Your flower will bloom silently and beautifully. This palindrome embraces a strong message and life lesson.
* 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