"Bushido"means the soul of Samurai. The letter of Bushi meanse warrior and we say in different words as "Samurai", and "do" means the way. When we add the word "do" after some other word, it often means "soul".
The origin of Bushido is found in Buddhism, Shintoism and Confucaianism which blended for the way of life for Samurai.
The virtues of Bushido are "Rectitude", "Courage", Benevolence", "Politeness","Varacity" "Honor"and "Loyalty".
【About the serie of Calligraphy scroll】
All serie of Calligraphy scrolls are hand writing by Kofude Ougai, a Calligrapher from Kyoto.
The images on this website are some examples of her works.
All Calligraphy scrolls are directly handwriting by Kofude Ougai, each work has each feature.
Please note that the Calligraphy you ordered should be slightly different from the images on the website.
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【PROFILE of Kofude Ougai】
Born and raised in Kyoto
At the age five study under Calligrapher
At the age Seven study under Modern Artist Shingai Tanaka
President of Calligraphy Calsses ""BOKUSHINN SHOGEI""
Kurama, Nishigamo, Jyodoji of Kyoto, Japan
Classes in Overseas;
Lyon, Bourg-Argental in France, Helsinki in Finland
1995 Exhibit at"Kyoto no Sho"in FRANCE (LYON)
1996 Exhibit at"Japanese Art Exhibition"in FRANCE (LYON)
2002 Exhibit at "Calligraphy Selection Exhibition"in CZECH (PRAGUE)
2006 Exhibit at "Chinese Japanese Exchange Exhibition"in China
2011 Exhibit at "Calligraphe de Kyoto"in FRANCE (LYON)
2012 Private Exhibition "Conscience" in FRANCE (LOIRE)
2013 Exhibit at "50th Anniversary of Partner City between
Cologne and Kyoto"in Germany
2010 Exhibit at "Parent & Child Exhibition" in Kyoto
2014 Private Exhibition at "Ommage" in Kyoto, Hounen-temple
2014 Part-time Lecturer at Management Department of Momoyama Gakuin University
2015- Designer for the poster of Kyoto Pink Ribbon
Annual Event: "Commemoration of the Buddha's Birthday and the Virtues of Budda"
By BOKUSHIN Calligraphy
Other: Exhibitor, Presenter, Performer, Logo Designer
・Material/ Calligraphy part and mounting：Washi paper , Bottom dowell：Plastic
・Size/ Hanging scroll：30×115×2.5cm , Outer box：5.7×31×4.8cm
・Weight/ 200 g
・Made in Japan