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Japanese calligraphy, or shodo, is a form of artisitc writing of the Japanese language which uses Chinese characters, or kanji.


Shodo has a long history going back thousands of years. These days it is practiced by children at school, and by adults as a form of art which can still the mind.


Shodo has deep rooted connections with Zen Buddhism, its brush strokes telling a story of the calligrapher's mind at a moment in time.

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