Zen Gardens And Temples Of Kyoto

Zen Gardens And Temples Of Kyoto by John Dougill, John Einarsen & Takafumi Kawakami
$29.99
BUY IT NOW
Loyalty Reward Rebate
  1. $1.50*
  2. $2.10*
  3. $3.00*
  4. $3.00*
  * Rebate calculated before redemption of credit. See Terms for more information.


ISBN
9784805314012
Date Released
Binding
Hardcover
Pages
224
Dimensions
180 x 254mm
Only available to order
Estimated 10 - 14 business days until dispatch

Other Titles by John Dougill, John Einarsen & Takafumi Kawakami

Description
Information
This Japan travel guide presents a journey into the true heart of the Kyoto experience one which brings you deep into the world of Kyoto's ancient Zen Buddhist culture.This is the first comprehensive guide to Kyoto's most important Zen garden and temple sites. Kyoto's Zen heritage represents one of mankind's greatest achievements recognized by the large number which have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Millions of visitors travel to Kyoto yearly in search of their secrets, and here for the first time is a comprehensive overview of every major site. Over 50 Japanese temples and gardens including all World Heritage Sites are captured in sensitive photos by acclaimed Kyoto-based photographer John Einarsen. A detailed introduction to each temple by local expert John Dougill includes information about special opportunities for visitors to the temples such as early morning meditation sessions, temple food offerings and special green tea sets provided to enhance the contemplative experience along with other insider information that no other guide provides. The foreword by Takafumi Kawakami, the deputy head priest of the respected Shunkoin Temple in Kyoto, serves to place the book in the context of eastern and western Buddhist thought and practice. His widely viewed TED Talk How mindfulness can help you to live in the present has been viewed by over 100,000 people.
ISBN:
9784805314012
Publication Date:
01 / 11 / 2017
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
180 x 254mm

You might also like