Five Elements

chi sui ka fuu kuu

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


Five Elements in Japanese is 地水火風空 which is read chi sui ka fuu kuu

The Five Elements in Japanese Philosophy is called godai and refer to the five elements shown here which are 地 chi, 水 mizu (also read sui), 火 hi (also read ka), 風 kaze (also read fuu), and 空 sora (also read kuu and also meaning void).

The Five Elements are most commonly known thanks to Miyamoto Musashi’s The Book of Five Rings making this an excellent gift for the Miyamoto Musashi fan on your shopping list.

Translations You Can Trust: We want you to be as happy with the Japanese translation as you are with Master Takase’s beautiful art. So we have made it easy to confirm the translation for yourself by simply clicking on Five Elements (chi sui ka fuu kuu) which links to the independent Jeffrey’s Japanese English Dictionary.

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.