|Related Symbols:||秘 (secret)|
|Compound Words:||忍耐 (nintai: patience), 忍者 (ninja: hit man)|
I know you like the symbol, because it is used to one of the most popular Japanese idioms in the world, the traditional Japanese hit man, 忍者 (ninja)!
The symbols has two parts. The upper half is “刃,” the cutting edge of blade, and the lower half is “心,” mind. The cutting edge of blade is pointed to mind. This situation might make you feel pain, but it goes beyond that. This symbol indicates the state of pain-free – keeping calm whatever happens. This symbol simbolizes “well-trained mind.”
This symbol is one of the common symbols in Japan, and often used in the form of idiom “忍耐 (patience)”. It is highly related to Japanese traditional mindset. Patience is a virtue to us.
Who to get this symbol for tattoo
Definitely recommended to those who want to put your Japanese philosophy into tattoos. It looks cool and means a lot.