Tenryu-Ji Life and Spirit of a Kyoto Garden
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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 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.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publication date: 5/15/2012
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
|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"|