Japanese Stone Gardens

Japanese Stone Gardens

Origins, Meaning & Form

Book - 2009
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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
Publisher: Tokyo ; Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle Pub., c2009
ISBN: 9784805314272
Characteristics: 160 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Richie, Donald 1924-2013


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