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The study of Japanese spiritual gardens

Othman, Jamilah (2005) The study of Japanese spiritual gardens. Journal of Islamic Built Environment, 1 (1). pp. 49-69. ISSN 1823-1020

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Abstract

The research has focused a study on the Japanese spiritual gardens that evolved within the Heian, Muromachi, and Momoyama periods. Gardens establishment during the periods is believed to have created for ritual and secular purposes. The spiritual gardens. which are considered significant to the research outputs, involved the Paradise. Zen and Tea gardens. Such gardens design principles, philosophy, and concepts are discussed in order to examine the reasons of each spiritual garden existence. Beside that. The importance of utilising specific landscape elements in Japanese spiritual gardens towards evoking the spiritual sense is part of the study.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2916/1518
Uncontrolled Keywords: Heian period, Muromachi period, Momoyama period,
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Ms Zati Atiqah Mohamad Tanuri
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2011 11:22
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2011 11:24
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/1518

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