"A-un" (阿吽）is a Buddhist mantra that represents the beginning and the end of the universe. It is the Japanese transliteration of the Sanskrit "aum". Also, the first syllable could be likened to "Truth" and "the Inquiring Mind" whilst the latter syllable, "Wisdom" and "Nirvana".
Calligraphy artist Yukari Haverstock captures a-un in her latest work.
Now displayed at the shop. Available for sale.
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