Calligraphy and Medicine: Two Masters – Five Elements

In these beautifully crafted videos two masters; Dr. Yair Maimon, a Chinese medicine clinical with over 30 years of experience & Tirza Paytan Sela, a calligraphy & Japanese Art master since 1987 share and discuss their crafts.

Calligraphy and Medicine: Two Masters – Five Elements

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What you will learn

  • Discover the depth of five elements through the visuals of calligraphy.
  • See the differences between a Yang and a Yin element.
  • Recognize the pictographs of the five elements and the art of drawing them.
  • Enrich and deepen your understanding of Chinese Medicine through the significance of the pictographs.

Course Overview

Join master calligrapher Tirza Paytan Sela and esteemed Chinese medicine clinician Dr. Yair Maimon as they explore the profound connections between the Five Phases, calligraphy, and the very essence of life and healing. Through the graceful strokes of ink, discover the depth of Chinese philosophy and its intimate relationship with our understanding of medicine, life, and patient care.

Throw the elegant ink brushes of the five phases they reveal the depth of the Chinese philosophy and the way it is related to our understanding of life, medicine and patients.

This course has been filmed in Shodo – The Japanese Calligraphy School & Japanese Art Center in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Filmed and edited by Eitan Dotan.

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About the Teacher

Tirza Paytan Sela

Tirza Paytan Sela is a Master in calligraphy and Japanese Art She has lived and studied in Japan for more than 8 years, She had the privilege to be a part of a tradition that is transferred through generations in Japan while being a Deshi- apprentice to renown artists and masters. Tirza learned calligraphy , ink painting, Washi making and other Japanese traditional arts. She has been certificated by the Japanese government and exhibited across Japan and the world. Since coming back from Japan Tirza has established the Japanese Calligraphy school and culture center in Tel-Aviv Israel. Tirza is bringing the Traditional Japanese arts to the western world and making it effective and relevant here and now, building a bridge between cultures. Her work has inspired many people.

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