The Japanese garden is permeated by deep philosophical and symbolic meanings. Rocks, water, gravel and plants are arranged inside to create miniature landscapes, soliciting introspection. The stones, positioned with skill, represent strength, purity; raked gravel mimics the ripples of the water; the pools, streams and waterfalls are metaphors for the passage of time.
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The Japanese Garden
In Japan, the garden has always been defined as a dialogue between man and nature and the niwashi, master gardeners, have always created new gardens with respect for tradition.
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