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Sight and Insight – Creating Space for Religious Practices

Published Online: 21 May 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 115 (2018) - Issue 4 (April 2018)
Page range: 45 - 54
Received: 30 Mar 2018
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License
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2353-737X
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1 time per year
Languages
English
Abstract

The paper reviews some recent attempts that describe the meaning of dry gardens that can be found in Zen Buddhist monasteries in Japan. When researchers try to figure out the meaning of the visual elements, its structure or the placement of the stones, they usually stay on the level of understanding. However, the daily meditational practice among these walls near the dry garden provides a different point of view. The purpose of this study is to show the importance of attention regarding the daily use of dry gardens on the way to enlightenment.

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