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円 相 Ensō ,“Circle Painting” 13

In the Zen tradition, the Ensō  is written as spiritual practice for self-realization called hitsuzendō (筆禅道) "way of the brush".  Does the circle encompass the entire universe, or exclude it, containing nothing at all? Is it the moon? Or a rice-cake? Your call.

Sumi and watercolor on paper, 2023
12'' x 9''

Paper and Calligraphy by Tommer Peterson, Seattle, WA