Daisen-in

  • Address: 54-1 Murasakino.daitokujichō, Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture ( rough location)
  • Founder: Kogaku Soutan
  • Founded: 1509

One of the sub-temples of Daitokuji, the head temple of Rinzai Sect, Daitokuji School. Famous for its rock garden. These photos were taken in March 2001. Now, photos are not allowed.






Rock garden - 1




Rock garden - 2
They say that this part symbolizes mountains, a waterfall and a bridge




Rock garden - 3
This part symbolizes a river




Rock garden - 4




Rock garden - 5




Sara-sōju (Shorea robusta) - symbol of evanescence




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