Detail, Ryoanji Zen Rock Garden

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra
published on 27 May 2019
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A detail of the Zen rock garden of Ryoanji temple, Kyoto, Japan. The garden dates to c. 1500 CE but the exact significance of its 15 stones is unknown except that they are designed to promote meditation.

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Dalbéra, J. (2019, May 27). Detail, Ryoanji Zen Rock Garden. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10799/detail-ryoanji-zen-rock-garden/

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Dalbéra, Jean-Pierre. "Detail, Ryoanji Zen Rock Garden." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 27, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10799/detail-ryoanji-zen-rock-garden/.

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Dalbéra, Jean-Pierre. "Detail, Ryoanji Zen Rock Garden." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 May 2019. Web. 05 Aug 2021.