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The garden dates from around 1499. The designer is unknown although Soami as well as the kawarimono are credited. Above: view from the tea house of Funda-in.

The garden dates from around 1499. The designer is unknown although Soami as well as the kawarimono are credited. Above: view from the tea house of Funda-in.

Pathway to the loo at Ryōan-ji Zen Temple in Kyoto, Japan • photo: Gavin Thomas on Flickr

Pathway to the loo at Ryōan-ji Zen Temple in Kyoto, Japan • photo: Gavin Thomas on Flickr

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.

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.

Burt Glinn - Kyoto. 1961. A monk arranges sand patterns in the rock garden of Ryoanji Temple.

Burt Glinn - Kyoto. 1961. A monk arranges sand patterns in the rock garden of Ryoanji Temple.

The vacant space of the garden, like silence, absorbs the mind, frees it of petty detail, and serves as a visual guide -a means for penetrating through the "realm of the multitudes." -from "Stone G...

The vacant space of the garden, like silence, absorbs the mind, frees it of petty detail, and serves as a visual guide -a means for penetrating through the "realm of the multitudes." -from "Stone G...

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