If Zen Enso circles fascinate you and you would like to introduce them into your spiritual or artistic practice then this Zen Enso Journal might appeal to you
Draw Your Own Enso Circles As A Minfulness Meditation
With this Zen Enso Journal, I encourage you to take up the practice of Enso circle drawing and to draw your own Enso circles on a regular basis. The approach is straightforward; choose a pen, pencil or calligraphic brush and draw an Enso circle on one of the many blank pages available in this journal that are waiting for your Enso performance.
In the introduction you will find some enlightening hints on how to prepare body and mind for the Enso circle session and how to draw the circle. The overall message is to keep it simple and to draw the Enso in the spirit of Zen —with a detached mind.
Tune In to Your Enso Circle Meditation with Thirty-three Hand-brushed Zen Enso Circles
As a continuous source of Enso inspiration, the journal features thirty-three original Zen Enso circles, brushed in black Japanese ink by myself. The unique expression of each Enso, together with their captivating titles, will help you convey the right spirit to your Enso circle meditation.
Some of the Zen Enso circles shown below are featured in this Zen Enso Journal.
Connect with your Buddha Mind
Nowadays with more illness and suffering spreading over the world one can easily become overwhelmed by the worries and difficulties of life.
I have created spiritual book breathing places, where for a moment you leave this stress behind, return to the here and now and remind yourself of your true nature, your wholeness, that is, your Buddha-nature.
This Zen Enso Journal encourages you to draw Enso circles. In Zen the Enso circle symbolizes the Buddha Mind. Hence drawing an Enso circle is a wonderful simple way to reconnect with your original source, the Buddha Mind, which is whole and complete.
In addition to your own Enso drawings you can also combine word and image and record prayers, poetry, meditation insights, etc… whatever you see fit to do. This creative journal is your very personal Enso circle space.
Buying a Zen Enso Journal
If what you have read and seen on this page has inspired you to start practicing Enso circle drawing, please click on the image below to buy your copy. I hope that Enso circle drawing will become for you the source of peace and insight that it has become for me.
You might also be interested in my other books, such as the Buddha Art Journal with hundred-eight inspiring Buddha kanji calligraphies.
Or browse my books with original Heart Sutra calligraphies at A Kanji Stroke Order Manual For Heart Sutra Copying and The Heart Sutra in Seal Script.
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