Thursday, 3 March 2011

Water in Buddhist Garden Design


At the Buddha's Face we have written a lot about Buddhist garden design - but one area we haven't written much about is the use of water in Buddhist garden design. A water feature or pond can be a stunning centerpiece of any garden and by including a Buddha statue can become a focal point and an aid to a serene and contemplative refection. Alongside the aesthetic is the ability of water to attract wildlife , and a garden's most useful friend the terminator of insects - the frog. In a new article over on our Buddhism 101 project we discuss the use and features associated with water Buddha gardens.


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