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Rock Garden, Ryoanji Temple

Japanese Temples - Rock Garden, Ryoanji Temple

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Ryoan-ji Temple (龍安寺)

Ryoanji temple under the spring rain. Ryoan-ji (The Temple of the Dragon at Peace) is a Zen temple located in northwest Kyoto, Japan. In 1450, Hosokawa Katsumoto, another powerful warlord, acquired the land where the temple stood. He built his residence there, and founded a Zen temple, Ryoan-ji. During the Onin War between the clans, the temple was destroyed. Hosokawa Katsumoto died in 1473. In 1488, his son, Hosokawa Matsumoto, rebuilt the temple.

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The famous and timeless rock garden of the Ryoan-ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan. This temple was constructed in the 1400s but looks modern, spartan and timeless.

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Imperméabilité vs Imperturbabilité 💤💤#zen #ryoanji #temple #zengarden #15rocks #kyoto #japan #summer2016

Three of the most famous stones in the world, Ryoan-ji Zen temple, Kyoto, Japan

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