Posted 02 July 2012 - 06:57 AM
Some information is already found.
Daoist magic writing (fuwen 符 文) only occasionally resembles a Chinese character. The thing is, what to read and understand them can only Taoist priests. And the options letter and characters may vary from school to school and passed secretly from teacher to student.
Origin of "magic letter", according to ancient Chinese texts is from the so-called "Condensation of clouds in the sky." Nevertheless, it is known that some of the magical characters have been formed by stacking one on top of other Chinese characters. This method of linking or combining characters used by Taoists not only because it also occurs in other forms of Chinese charms and fine arts.
If the above kanji to add one more - 神 shen, then just get the following 神 符 文: 1) the inscriptions on talismans, amulets, and 2) the signs of the will of the gods, or the dictates of the sky. In the more the Taoist inscription still go back to handwriting zhuan, however, and as already mentioned above Abaotszi respected, like "hide" one after another. Therefore, to convey the full meaning of this amulet is difficult. Although the basis of the whole structure probably consists of three character 暗 "ani", 大 "da", 噩 "e", that is - "sokroet (saves) from a great evil."