Inside of Meigetsu-in temple, Kamakura, Japan

Superb japanese scene in Kamakura. Inside of Meigetsu-in temple, Kamakura, Japan

Japanese garden at dusk

The crematorium at Hofu, Shunmyo Masuno, has created a contemplative spiritual garden seen by mourners after cremation

Meigetsuin Garden, Kamakura, Japan

Meigetsuin is a Zen temple in Kamakura in harmony with nature. Composed of two gardens, one zen dry garden in front and a strolling garden in back. Meigetsuin is well-known for the many hydrangea in bloom in June, and vivid maples leaves in autumn.

Shisendo, Kyoto, Japan: photo by William Corey

Outdoor living spaces marked by Asian style and culture seem to build tranquility right in. Here are 10 examples of Asian gardens and footbridges & others.


gardenriver: “ Zen garden of a retired samurai warrior, in the NE hills of Kyoto. Name of garden: Shisendo. We also saw it called Shisendo Villa. This is one of my favorite gardens on the planet, but.

Zen Garden ★枯山水★

At The Huntington Library in the Botanical Gardens, there was a large Zen garden in the Japanese garden.