Buddhist Gardens in India, China, Japan and SE Asia (Buddhism and gardens)
内容This eBook takes an overview of the origins of Buddhist gardens and their spread of Buddhist in India, China, Japan and other parts of SE Asia. Buddhism began in India and spread to East Asia in the first millennium. Today it is one of the fastest-growing belief systems in the Europe and the Americas. Buddhism was a major influence on the development of Chinese and Japanese gardens. Historians tend to recognize this in Japan but to ignore the influence of Buddhism on Chinese gardens, for what seem to be political reasons.
[Note: this eBook has 10,300 words, 50 thumbnail-size illustrations and links to Wikipedia, Gardenvisit.com and other websites with additional information and illustrations. The cover photo is of Sigiriya in Sri Lanka].