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Tenryu-Ji Life and Spirit of a Kyoto Garden

ISBN-10: 1611720044
ISBN-13: 9781611720044
Edition: 2012
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Description: This illustrated study of Tenryuji, ranked number one among the five great Zen temples of Kyoto and a major destination for tourism and worship, weaves together history, design, culture, and personal reflection to reveal the inner workings of a  More...

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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publication date: 5/15/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

This illustrated study of Tenryuji, ranked number one among the five great Zen temples of Kyoto and a major destination for tourism and worship, weaves together history, design, culture, and personal reflection to reveal the inner workings of a great spiritual institution. Looking at Tenryuji's present as a mirror to its past, and detailing the famous pond and rockwork composition by renowned designer Muso Soseki, Norris Brock Johnson presents the first full-length "biography" of a Zen temple garden.Norris Brock Johnsonis a professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and has been teaching and writing about Japanese temple gardens for over twenty years.

The Pond in the Garden
Land, Landscape, and the Spirit of Place
Mountains, Water, and Fragrant Trees
Death, Dream, and the Genesis of a Temple
Clouds of Flowers Preserve the Way
A Garden in Green Shade
A Pond of Shadow and Shimmering Stones
Footprints in the Sky
Settling Flowers of Ice
Bridge to Buddha-Nature
Sitting in the Garden
Anchors Along the Journey
The Dragon Gate
Garden as Life and Spirit
"Just as Before"
Endnotes
Bibliography
Index
Image Credits

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