Daitoku-ji, Japan

Gardens Near and Far

26 min

Available from May 18, 2017 at 12:00 am to June 12, 2017 at 11:59 pm

The Japanese monastery of Daitoku-ji contains twenty-three temples around a main building. Three monumental doors open onto "dry gardens", which conform to the abstract philosophy of Zen: monochrome simplicity. A guided tour around one of the most gorgeous temple grounds of Japan.

  • Director:Emmanuel Descombes
  • Country:France
  • Year:2016