Live in the moment (而今) – Zen Word For Tattoo in Japanese Brush Stroke Kanji
A Zen word ‘Live in the moment’ for your kanji tattoo design is available for an instant download and you have 5 different kanji calligraphy styles to choose from. Your favourite tattoo artist DOES NOT need to know any Japanese.
Explanations and Interpretations
This Zen word has 2 kanjis, which are
- 而 : and then, but, plus, that is to say,
- 今 : now, moment
This Zen word is telling us that our life is just a series of instantaneous Experiences and reminds us the importance of living in the moment. You can’t go back in time. No one knows what the future holds.
By putting these two kanjis together, it can be ‘we are seeing what is happening now, and then’ or ‘what is happening now means’ or ‘we are seeing what is happening now but’. We can only focus on what is happening right here right now. Because there’s no such thing as ‘past’ nor ‘future’ but ‘right now’.
You can download the file right after the purchase and no need to wait for me to send it to you. Then you just simply forward it to your favourite tattoo artist. The design is 100% accurate and he/she does not need to know any Japanese.
The file contains both calligraphy style and line art (Stencil).Stencil is what your tattoo artist must have to ink the tattoo, as it serves as the outline to trace the artwork onto your skin.
NOTE : the design DOSE NOT NEED TO BE MIRRORED, meaning it should appear on your skin/object just as it appears on the paper.
Depending on your purpose, pick either jpeg or pdf
If you are looking to use the design just as it appears and not wanting to resize it, then the “jpeg” should be fine.
But if you are looking to
- use it on a large object and need to resize
- change the layout / position
(e.g, vertical▶️horizontal / angled, etc)
then the “pdf” should be your choice as it will be less work for your tattoo artist, meaning costs less.
(You need to check with your tattoo artist though)
Click the link below for more information.
5 different styles
You have 5 writing styles to choose from for this design.
each style gives different impressions and I have summarised in the gallery above.
How to order
Just simply tick your preferred style and add it to the cart.
If you are not sure, please read through the page below or simply contact me.