Japanese gardens are internationally famed for their beauty and core ideas. Recently they are noted for another function – an ecosystem for living nature. The garden at Honen-in Temple in Kyoto embraces many animals and plants living together in harmony, creating “a mandala of life in a limited space.”

Dierected by Chikara Ujiie.

Modern Day Eden: A Japanese Temple Garden

2010 JP 49 min
Festival Year: 2017
Types: Documentary
Topic: Arts and Architecture