Modern Day Eden: A Japanese Temple Garden |
京都法然院 いのちの庭 Environmental Film Festival

Documentary

Presented by JICC, Embassy of Japan and the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital


Part of the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital. For more information and the complete festival schedule, visit the EFF website.

From the NHK series: WILDLIFE.

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."

Narrated by Peter Venn

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