The combination of Kyoto and Japan’s gardens with Zen machines and philosophy is not necessarily for the purpose of educating and nourishing, but for enlightenment or expression. Like landscape-style gardens, most of them shrink their ideals into gardens or comfort their hometowns by garden layouts; the dry landscape gardens contain a strong sense of Zen, and through the changes of light and shadow and the inner cultivation, they teach people to think deeply; Ming is washing the vulgar thoughts with a delicate corner.
Dry Mountain Water-The most impressive thing about visiting the famous courts in Kyoto is the dry mountain water drawn by a piece of fine sand. The dry landscape was influenced by Zen thinking and landscape painting in the Muromachi era, and it represented a garden design by combining stones and white sand to express natural landscape. In terms of form, white sand represents flowing water, and stones represent islands, animals, waterfalls, etc. The ingenious arrangement of stones can even present a distinct sense of space; in terms of artistic conception, white sand symbolizes the boundless ocean, and the stones represent immortality. Penglai Xiandao, sit and meditate here, and experience the infinite fairyland. Ginkakuji Temple, the East Drip Pot of Dade Temple, and the Huzizi River of Longan Temple are all representatives of the well-known dry landscape garden in Japan. When visiting this place, you may wish to slow down and calm down. You can even sit down and watch this endless world. Experience this good environment.
Moss-Japanese gardens, no matter what style they are, mostly have shades of moss, either guest or subject, all of which will make the garden more elegant and elegant. Although moss is easy to grow, it is not easy to make it thicker and denser. Usually there is only a thin layer that exposes soil marks. Of course it is not beautiful. But if cultivated well, its green and glorious appearance, even the green velvet is hard to find! Looking around the world, it seems that only Japanese gardens pay special attention to mosses, and are even famous for moss gardens.
Tea court-Due to the well-developed tea ceremony, the tea court built for tea drinkers started with the house tea and Caoan tea initiated by Li Xiu. The tea garden is small in size, but it is still designed with elegant gardens, making the tea garden not only a place to drink tea, but also pursuing the purification and sublimation of spiritual realm.