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138 Carpe Diem Tattoos

Seize the Day with these 138 beautiful Carpe Diem tattoos in different sizes, scripts, and placement ideas. Seize the Day.

This is an ensō circle.  The ensō is a circular symbol often referred to as “The Zen Circle“. The word itself simply translates to “circle” in Japanese; however, it embodies one of the defining aspects of Zen Buddhism, no-mind. A state of no-mind is where a person is free from thoughts and emotions while being completely present in the now. It is believed that while in this state of total presence, true creativity can arise.

A popular expression in Zen painting, enso is a Japanese word signifying a circle. While the word has no single, fixed meaning, the expressive, brush ink circle symbolizes a moment when the mind is free enough to simply let the body create.

Astrophotographer Jay Pasachoff sent in this photo on May 10, 2013 capturing the annular solar eclipse at the moment of the "ring of fire.” He took the image from a site 43 miles (70 km) north of Tennant Creek, Northern Territories, Australia.

Astrophotographer Jay Pasachoff sent in this photo on May 2013 capturing the annular solar eclipse at the moment of the "ring of fire.” He took the image from a site 43 miles km) north of Tennant Creek, Northern Territories, Australia.