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Japanese gardens – purism, authenticity, perfection …

        These three definitions mainly characterize my vision of the Japanese garden: purism, authenticity and perfection. If a dictionary is opened, it will be read that purism corresponds to the desire to respect in the smallest details the principles of an … Continue reading

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Japan 2015 – Day 5

         I take my bike this morning with a small wind blowing by North. Ooh, it is cold ! And today, the gifts serie continues. Passing through an alley, I recognize an antique store where I had seen last year, … Continue reading

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The healer garden …
Creation of therapeutic Japanese gardens

        As a human being, nature does not belong to us, we make only a part. It is essential for our life and for our survival ! It is increasingly urgent that we become aware, as to continue to exploit, to … Continue reading

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Western and reductionist view of the Japanese garden

        The Japanese garden is not only a raked gravel area, a basin, a lantern and a pruned tree ! What wrong vision, limited and simplistic !!! Just like the Japanese garden is not only the Zen garden ! Each time, … Continue reading

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