A resource for those who desire to create a contemplative garden or to better understand what it is to follow a contemplative path. The book should be of interest to landscape architects and designers, and anyone interested in the fusion of East and West in cultural expression.
Martin Hakubai Mosko, ASLA, founded the landscape design and construction firm Marpa & Associates in 1974. He studied painting and Sanskrit at Yale, and has apprenticed with Japanese master gardeners. Mosko is a Zen monk and heir to the lineage of Tenzan Keibun Otokawa Roshi, and trained in Tibetan Buddhism with Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. In addition to his responsibilities at Marpa, he is abbot of Hakubai Temple and travels the country lecturing on garden design and meditation.