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Japanese Stone Gardens: Origins, Meaning, Form by Stephen Mansfield
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Donald Richie Foreword. The Japanese stone garden is an art form recognized around the globe. These gardens provide tranquil settings where visitors can shed the burdens and stresses of modern existence, satisfy an age-old yearning for solitude and repose, and experience the restorative power of art and nature. For this reason the value of the Japanese stone garden today is arguably even greater. For this reason the value of the Japanese stone garden today is arguably even greater than when many of them were created.
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Japanese Stone Gardens provides a comprehensive introduction to the powerful mystique and dynamism of the Japanese stone garden—from their earliest use as props in animistic rituals, to their appropriation by Zen monks and priests to create settings conducive to contemplation and finally to their contemporary uses and meaning.
With insightful text and abundant imagery, this book reveals the hidden order of stone gardens and in the process heightens the enthusiast's appreciation of them. Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages. Published October 10th by Tuttle Publishing first published More Details Other Editions 5. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
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To ask other readers questions about Japanese Stone Gardens , please sign up. Description Presenting twenty-five master gardens, this landscape design book explores the ingenuity and range of Japanese landscaping, from the self-imposed confines of courtyard designs to the open expanses of the stroll garden. No two Japanese gardens are ever the same.
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The Japanese Zen garden is a work of art equivalent in scale to an installation, but it is also an urban refuge, a setting where we can attain composure and equipoise. It is a place to collect our thoughts, examine deeper feelings, and ponder our responses to managed nature.
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