Meditation (禪) 翻譯 英譯 Translation - Vincent's Calligraphy

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"Meditation"/"Zen"(禪)
45  X  45 cm
70 X 51 cm after mounting
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Meditation/Zen (禪)
45 X 45cm in Cursive Script (草書)

Historical Information and Interpretation
The word "禪" now usually refers to a type of meditation that involves absolute stillness and tranquility to achieve a state of enlightenment (1)(2).  Note that this term in ancient Chinese does have other meanings like "worship" (",祭天也。"――《說文》),  "abdicate" ("帝光位於虞舜。"――《三國志·文帝紀》) or "inherit" ("四先生歿後,廣仲尚能其家學。"――全祖望《書宋史胡文定公傳後》)(3).

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