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Tuesday 1 May 2012
The Gardens of Zuisen-ji Temple
Fading temple bell The fragrance of flowers strikes At evening. (Haiku by Matsuo Basho)
Stephen Mansfield, the author of the recently published Japan's Master Gardens: Lessons in Space and Environment has penned an interesting article entitled 'Kamakura's historic 'flowering garden'', which is published inThe Japan Times tells of the gardens of Zuisen-ji Temple in Kamakura.