Japanese Sutra (SHAKYO) Brush/Tracing paper

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Japanese Sutra (SHAKYO) Brush/Tracing paper


Shakyo (Hand-copying sutra) is a Buddhist training of copying Buddhist scriptures, Shakyo is a Japanese traditional cultural activity that has been a cherished since the old days. 

Shakyo can help you relax. You can concentrate entirely on copying each letter with enough care that you forget all other thoughts such as fears, uncertainty, and anxiety. 

Shakyo helps to activate your brain, especially the frontal lobe, by moving your fingertips more carefully than when you use a pen. 

Product Details

Brush Selection: A. For Beginners, B. For Advances
Paper Selection: C. 20 trace papers(MAKA)×3
Producer: Akashiya 
Made in: Nara Prefecture Japan
Each brush is packing with 1 brush only and Tracing papers are sold separately.  

Customs Charges & Taxes:

Please note that our product prices do not include customs charges or taxes. You are responsible for paying any such amounts for your location.  

A. Brush For beginners (SYAKYOFUDE)

 Size: φ7.6×206mm 
 Made of: Rabbit and Horse hair
 Hardness: Hard

B. Brush For Advances (GOKUHIN)
 Size: φ8.0×198mm
 Made of: Rabbit and Horse hair
 Hardness: Hard

C. 20 trace papers (MAKA)×3
 Size: 454 x 280mm×3
 Weight: 90g×3


Our reliable partner, Akashiya Co, Ltd. founded in 1716 AD at Nara Prefecture, Japan. Japan's largest manufacturer of writing brushes, for over 300 years they have maintained the traditional skills needed to make this important tool. 

Akashiya have a huge range of calligraphy supplies and the largest selection of handmade fude.




Shipping & Inquiries

Dear Customer,

Before placing your order, please kindly note the following.

1. Shipping Delays
Due to COVID-19, shipping may be delayed significantly depending on the courier used, the timing of the purchase, and restrictions in both Japan and the destination country. Shipping may not be available for some destinations.

2. Customs Fees & Taxes
Our product prices do not include customs fees or taxes. We have no control over these charges and cannot tell you the cost as they differ for each country. For more information, please contact your local customs office. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us before purchasing. We will do our best to respond promptly.

Thank you for your understanding.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Kenneth Trimble
Japanese sutra (Shakyo) brush /tracing paper

Well I am excited to get it when it comes . The very practice is centring and calming

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