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Searching for the Heart of Sacred Space: Landscape, Buddhism & Awakening
Searching for the Heart of Sacred Space is about Landscape, Buddhism and Awakening - spoken in the same breath. It is the author's personal exploration for ways of being in sacred landscapes and its foundations for designing meditation gardens. The book's three parts candidly reveal a path of transformation. Kindled by guidance from H. H. the Dalai Lama, Zasep Tulku Rinpoc ...more
ebook, 292 pages
Published May 21st 2014 by Sumeru
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This book by landscape architect and Buddhist practitioner Dennis Winters is both a travelogue of sacred places and a scholarly study of why they are. The book focuses on two locales: the karesansui gardens of Kyoto Zen monasteries, and Mount Kailas and its associated sacred places in Tibet. On one hand, the book’s evocative descriptions of people and places share an affinity with travel books by Bruce Chatwin and Paul Theroux, and the spiritual journals of Peter Matthiessen. On the other, it is ...more