Zen Gardenby David Holzer
Use your miniature Zen Garden at home or at work to help
Rich in design and mystery, Zen Gardens have fascinated people for generations. With this beautifully designed pack and book, you can learn about classic design elements and the basic principles of Zen gardening. This pack contains all the elements you will need to create your own miniature Zen garden.
Use your miniature Zen Garden at home or at work to help reduce daily stress and aid concentration. It is easy to maintain and will not clutter your home or workspace.
The book provides a concise introduction to Zen Buddhism, a section on famous Zen gardens along with special meditations and koans. Learn more about Zen and enjoy the calm and relaxation that these wonderful gardens provide.
- Sterling Publishing
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- Product dimensions:
- 7.84(w) x 11.96(h) x 1.80(d)
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If you're like me and don't have a lot of money, time, or space for a zen garden this kit is perfect. It comes with everything you need to create your very own mini zen garden. The book alone should be worth double the amount of the whole kit! It's simply amazing! The pictures in this book are some of the most beautiful I have ever seen. There are photos of different kinds of existing zen gardens that are so inspiring. The book goes into depth on explaining the history of zen gardens and the design and vision of them. It's astounding. The zen garden itself is quality and just the right size. The sand is light and delicate enough for the most intricate patterns, and it comes with three small stones and a ceramic bridge ornament--just enough to decorate your garden without cluttering it. And unlike other kits, this one will actually teach you different ways to rake the garden and get the look you want.
I have been searching for a mini Zen Garden for awhile, just something to hold me over till I can build my own, and this is the best I have come across. Most places charge you to much for the garden and are far to small. This is a good size, maybe four squre inches or so, and comes with a wonderful 128 page book from David Holzer. The book does a great job of explaining the history of Zen and Buddhism and touches on almost all aspects of the gardens themselves. This is an excellent buy if you are looking for something simple and are just begining your path to enlightenment.