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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2017 – Few places left !

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SPIRITUAL JAPAN NIWAKI TOUR 2016 – Day 2

        Overcast today but still soft after the beautiful rain of last night. After a good night sleep, we start on the right foot to discover treasures, essential major classics. Direction, the Northwest Kyoto with the quintessence regarding pond, dotted with … Continue reading

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Niwaki, a search for authenticity …

RDV in Spring 2015 for this third adventure ! In French, for all Francophone countries, but also translated, published and distributed in English …

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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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Dry garden – Karesansui – setting stones

        Ishi wo taten koto or setting stones like the famous Japanese gardeners … An ancient practice of great aesthetic and spiritual power that characterizes the act of creating a garden, which is based on old rules and in particular the … Continue reading

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