A Thousand Mountains, A Million Hills: Creating the Rock Work of Japanese Gardens
Features and Announcements
JGarden Newsletter--Volume 1, Number 6
Last Updated: 10/19/2001
Welcome to the sixth JGarden.org Newsletter.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
GARDENS of the MONTH:
- GARDENS of the MONTH
- PHOTO CONTRIBUTIONS
- OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS
- JGARDEN NEWS
- New Sakuteiki Translation
- 2002 Kyoto Seminar
- SHISHU video
- JGarden Hacked
- NEW and UPDATED GARDENS
This is the sixth in the series of photos of North
American gardens. This month's gardens are David Lam Botanical Garden
Nitobe Gardens (http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=214)
, both at University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
Jeff Gockley, a friend in Denver, Colorado
sent these photos of the garden at the Domo Restaurant
(http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=464). It's supposed to
be a fine restaurant and the owner is also an aikido sensei.
My thanks to Jeff.
Enrique Acevedo Nancollas, a JGarden visitor in
Montevideo, Uruguay, sent back the first answers to our Geography
Quiz last month.
Question: IBIRAPUERA, Brasil - There is a garden called Ibirapuera
in Bairro Da liberdade, Sao Paolo, Brasil. There are so many citys named
Sao Paolo in Brasil. Which one is this?
Answer: Ibirapuera is one of the biggest parks of Sao Paulo,
the capital. Inside it, they have a Japanese Garden. The park is in a
district called "Bairro da Liberdade" where many japanese people live
and maintain many small japanese garden in the neighborhood. Bairro da
Liberdade its similar to JapanTown in L.A. in the U.S.
Question: PORTO ALEGRE, Brasil - There is a
Japanese garden in Porto Alegre, Brasil. There are
several citys called Porto Allegre in Brasil. Which
one is this?
Answer: Porto Alegre, is the capital of the state of
Rio Grande do Sul in the south of Brazil. The Japanese Garden
its near the down town.
Enrique also wrote that a new Japanese garden has opened in Montevideo,
Uruguay. We've added it at
New Sakuteiki Translation Published - Tuttle Publishing has
just released Takei Jiro and Marc Peter Keane's new translation
of the Sakuteiki, the Japanese garden classic. Read more about
it at http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=37
2002 Japanese Garden Seminar Announced - The Research Center for Japanese
Garden Art has announced the sixth annual English language intensive
course in the history, design theory, and practice of the Japanese Garden.
Read all about it at http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=38
SHISHU video on Japanese Gardens released by World Spirit -
The video features Robert Ketchell, Marc Peter Keane and Kitayama Yasuo.
Read all about it at http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=39
JGarden Hacked - Despite many precautions, I'm sorry to report that
JGarden was hacked in early August. If any of you saw the rude language regarding
the U.S. government, I apologize. I w