Muga Mushin


Muga Mushin

Muga Mushin refers to the Buddhist concept of a physical state of “No self.” As such, the body is freed of ego, awareness and devoid of obstructive thought.

After years of research, we discovered the best way to reproduce calligraphy scrolls is to use a commercial Japanese twelve color art printer that uses special pigments, not toners. This gives a permanent image with an “organic” look rather than toners’ shiny plastic appearance. Our karate dojo scrolls look just the same as those found in Japan and Okinawa. (Please see photo of the Higaonna Dojo in Naha, Okinawa).
Printed on the best quality, coated, heavyweight art card size 11” x 17,” they are shipped flat between boards to prevent creasing.
Matted with a simple off-white mat, and mounted in a standard size thin black frame you can buy from any handicraft store, they make beautiful decorations for the dojo, home  and/or gifts for friends!


Karate Dojo Scrolls

The latest in our range of kakemono for the home or dojo. Muga – is a Buddhist concept that refers to a physical state of “no self” in which the body is freed of ego and awareness. Mushin is the the mental state, in which, according to Buddhists, the mind is devoid of obstructive thought. Therefore, Muga-Mushin is the state that the warrior seeks when the mind and body are free to work together intuitively, and that exists only when training is complete and one enters the void.
In 1645 when Miyamoto Musashi wrote his Book of Five Rings he explained: “In the void is virtue, and no evil. Wisdom has existence, principle has existence, the Way has existence, spirit is nothingness.”

Additional information

Weight 0.25 lbs
Dimensions 17 × 11 × 2 in