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‘Hold on to Nothing’ / Buddhist Wisdom T-shirt

£29.00

This stunning and original organic cotton t-shirt creates the face of Buddha entirely out of calligraphy, using the words ‘Hold on to Nothing and fall into the Midst of Everything’. The t-shirt is inspired from a poem written by Teijitsu, an 18th century abbess of Hakujuan, a Zen Buddhist nunnery in Japan, at the moment of her awakening.

 

“She saw that all phenomena arose, abided, and fell away. She saw that even knowing this arose, abided, and fell away. Then she knew there was nothing more than this, no ground, nothing to lean on, stronger than the cane she held. Nothing to lean upon at all, and no one leaning… and she opened the clenched fist in her mind and let go, and fell, into the midst of everything”.

 

In the stress of modern life, it is easy to forget that your mind set is everything. This T-shirt invites you open up your mind, expand your awareness and experience everything here and now, just as it is.

 

This grey marl, long sleeve t-shirt is made from organic cotton fabric that is 180 gsm in weight, meaning it’s premium quality and cut so well the material will not spiral when washed. The artwork has been printed in navy and blue water based inks. All our t-shirts come with Oeko-Tex certification, which means you can be sure that neither the fabric of the T-shirt nor the printing ink used contain any nasty chemicals. All Earthmonk clothes are made without animal derivatives and are Vegan friendly. Each T-shirt also comes with a Best Buy rating from Ethical Consumer which we are super proud of.

 

10% (excluding VAT) from every purchase you make goes directly towards helping sustain the Peruvian Amazon rainforest, its people, traditions and biodiversity.

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Hold Onto Nothing

This unique calligraphy t-shirt also comes in two short sleeve colour options; sage green and white. Each t-shirt is GOTS certified organic cotton and 180 gsm in weight, meaning it’s premium quality. With the Oeko-Tex certification you can also be sure that neither the fabric of the T-shirt nor the inks used in the hand screen printing contain any nasty chemicals. All Earthmonk clothes are made without animal derivatives and are Vegan friendly. Each T-shirt also comes with a Best Buy rating from Ethical Consumer which we are super proud of.

Quick facts:

  • 100% Organic Cotton (GOTS – Certified Organic Cotton)
  • Hand screen printed using water based inks
  • Oeko-Tex certified (free of toxic chemicals)
  • Awarded Ethical Consumer Best Buy accreditation
  • Vegan friendly & cruelty free
  • Earthmonk hem tag
  • Made in Portugal

Organic cotton requires a little more care than regular pesticide filled cotton and therefore needs to be washed inside out on a cool cycle. Organic cotton should never see the inside of your tumble dryer, air drying is best!  Never iron directly onto the hand screen printed graphics – iron the garment inside out or use a clean cloth as a barrier.

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Colour

Grey Marl

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