A space designed and constructed in accordance with traditional Zen Buddhist
principles, aiming to create for the onlooker a feeling of solitude, conducive
Mountains, valleys, waterfalls, trees and rivers are all represented in the Zen
belief that even the smallest space can contain a microcosm of the vast
The five rock arrangement is symbolic of the Buddhist essentials, 'Benevolence'
and 'Justice' (tallest rocks on both sides of the stone bridge), 'Intelligence'
(flat rock), 'Confidence' (isolated, reclining rock) and 'Courtesy' (far right
Design and Construction: David Marshall