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Introductory offer – training video “setting stones”

         The entirety to know about the art of “setting stones”, or how to create the structure of an authentic Japanese garden, is now online on the e-learning platform of JAPANESE GARDEN INSTITUTE. I propose a INTRODUCTORY OFFER for this … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 11

         Already the penultimate day … What time pass quickly ! Today, with a mixed but mild weather, it is a bucolic day. Kyoto is a city full of charm, but here I am a little overdose with crowds, cars … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 7

         Autumn is moving in Kyoto … A cooler day today encourages us to get coats and we go to the west of the city, with firstly the visit of one of the oldest temples of Kyoto, Daikaku-ji, a former … Continue reading

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Japan 2016 – Day 5 – Okazaki-ku

        This morning, still with my bicycle, towards the east of Kyoto, a very wooded area, in complete harmony with nature nearby. The ubiquitous water drawn from Lake Biwa, seeps, springs and flows, one feels run under our feet. We guess … Continue reading

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New ephemeral tsuboniwa at NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN Academy

        The summer period is conducive to the “tsuboniwa” internships, with the creation of two new ephemeral gardens at “NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN” Academy. With an infinite pleasure, once again, I have taught the art of the garden following the ancient writings … Continue reading

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Japan 2015 – Day 4

         A weather always kind to this fourth day in Kyoto. I start the day with a rare gem, a building and its gardens that are a subtle blend of styles shoin and sukiya, a place that was for so … Continue reading

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Japan 2015 – Day 3

         Today, get up at dawn … to Nagoya and meeting with my future garden master of landscape masonry, SUZUKI San and his friend UMEMURA San, also a gardener. The appointment is made for my future coming to Japan ! … Continue reading

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Tsuboniwa and Cambogia touch

        This week, the Academy “NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN” and me have welcome a trainee from China, wishing to follow “setting stones” and “creating tsuboniwa” courses. With infinite pleasure, once again, I have taught the art of the garden following the ancient … Continue reading

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Get inspiration…

        After five days of training, a little rest … A beautiful walk in a wild place near my house ! This has not prevented me from enjoying to draw inspiration from nature, always with the same ingredients … Mineral, plants … Continue reading

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Karesansui Internship – Setting stones

        A few weeks ago, took place the internship “setting stones” at the “NIWAKI Inspiration ZEN” School… And, just this once will not hurt – it’s true that there is rarely bad weather in our region – it’s under a pouring … Continue reading

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