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放 Hanatsu, “release” 1

Tea Master Shozo Sato noted that, “Release from consideration of thought, discretion, judgment, and deep attachment are among the traits of an enlightened person.” Hanatsu is the release from these traits and, as such, is synonymous with the idea of nothingness.

Sumi and watercolor on paper, 2020
12”H x 9”W