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NW Region – Lecture Day
8th April 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Temple Garden Design, a Zen monk’s perspective – Rev. Jitei White, Buddhist Priest, Tara Centre, Lancaster
Jitei is involved in the design of a large Zen Temple garden. He will present the design and talk about the meaning of the garden from the perspective of Zen practise. Jitei will discuss understanding the spiritual in the garden, that a Japanese garden, a temple garden, is the essence of the journey of life.
Cowden Castle Japanese Garden Restoration – Kevin Shade
Kevin will be be talking about the renovation work being carried out at Cowden Castle Japanese Garden. Cowden is projecting an opening to the public in late 2017 and Professor Fukuhara is active in the restoration. Kevin accompanied the Professor to Cowden for a visit in 2016 and has a collection of recent photographs.