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understanding hōgejaku — an archaic imperative?

I would like to understand this Zen calligraphy: ...
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What is the proper term for the use of archaic kanji?

I noticed that in various works of Japanese art, the artists sign their work with a seal whose contents range from fairly regular kanji to very abstract variations of kanji. I have also seen it used ...