The Body and Mind are One

ken zen ichi nyo

12 1/4″ W x 43″ H Japanese Scroll
by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase


The Body and Mind are One in Japanese is 拳禅一如 which is read ken zen ichi nyo

This Japanese Martial Arts expression ken zen ichi nyo literally translates as “The Fist and Zen are One” meaning “The Body and Mind are One”. ken zen ichi nyo is composed of the kanji (read ken) meaning “Fist” and represents the body, (read zen) meaning “Zen” represents the mind or spirit, and 一如 (read ichinyo) meaning “oneness”.

About The Art: This beautiful hand brushed scroll by Master Takase is personally created at the time of your order and proudly bears her seal and signature. We exclusively import this high-quality scroll with brown silk borders and fine Japanese paper from one of the finest scroll makers in Nara Japan. This is not a print but is hand brushed to match the sample as closely as possible. This is a personal work of art that is designed to last generations.

Delivery: The scroll is completed and shipped within 1-3 business days and arrives ready to display.