Japanese Zen


Japanese Shingon also has other categories, such as the Thirteen Buddhas. Zen Buddhism however clearly rejected the strong polytheistic conceptions of orthodox Buddhism. Level 1: Buddhas (Nyorai-bu) A Buddha is one who has attained enlightenment and reached the state of nirvana. Buddhas are distinct from Bodhisattvas because they have chosen to. What Is a Zen Garden? Japan is a mountainous nation of islands jutting out of the ocean. This natural setting is awe-inspiring, and the Japanese people value the raw beauty of nature that surrounds them. It's this appreciation, in part, that accounts for their innovation of the Zen garden.

Zen Japanese Garden Landscape Design Service Company

Japanese Garden Design - Asian Zen Garden Design : offers unique Japanese Garden Design - Asian Zen style garden landscaping, a professional service company that builds and enhances the environment that we share in the greater Western Washington State area (The Great Pacific Northwest).
SEATTLE, BELLEVUE, KIRKLAND, RENTON and REDMOND (WA) Washington State area is covered as our main locale of Japanese landscape and garden design, construction, and builders service.
A complete Japanese landscape design to Japanese garden maintenance, restoration, renovation, builder, construction and design services firm.

Over 20 years of experience, Zen Japanese Landscape & Garden Design Company offers a progressive style and look of ideas in Japanese style garden landscaping design and architecture either in traditional style or a mix with modern contemporary styled Japanese garden designs.

Zens landscape design is the ultimate achievement in simplicity, dignity, tranquility and grace in its design to serve as an aid to meditation about the true meaning of living a life with nature.

Our landscaping & gardening service contrives to display the balance of nature using many elements to create a setting of absolute peace and tranquility, making a clear and unique statement!

Japanese Zen Garden Design

See for your self of what we have accomplished these few years in providing Japanese influenced garden design.

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Our Zen Japanese Garden Design, Ideas and Concept:

Zen Japanese Landscape & Garden Design Concept:

Business or for your home, Zen garden design enhances the beauty of your surroundings with emphasis of interpretation, style and idealized conception of Japanese design and elements used in Japanese landscape architecture.
Small spaces or large, with our expert design team, we can give permanence to your landscape, 'a Japanese garden design that you'll find gratifying for many years with seasonal changes to gratify your sense of well being.'

Our unique ability to combine many elements to our design, gives our clients, one of a kind landscapes .
For every season there is a turn, our designed landscape gives a distinct flavor as the season arrives that you will find comfort for every reason.

Take a look at some of our clients landscape and you may find some ideas for your home or business.

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Full Zen Japanese Garden Service:
Zen Style Gardening and Landscaping

From small projects to large, our services encompasses wide range of capabilities to provide you with a clean environmentally safe and clean Japanese garden. From pruning trees , botanical design to just taking care of your new garden, we consult every project with utmost care. From traditional Japanese garden design to more modern contemporary design, call us and find new possibilities in gardening & landscaping design.

  • Japanese garden design
    Bamboo water fountain with tsukubai rock garden basin, surrounded by our botanical design.
  • Japanese Garden Design
    Stone & Rock garden walk way in courtyard with bamboo fencing and Japanese stone lantern surrounded by our expert tree pruning.
  • Japanese garden tree pruning
    Over a hundred year old pine with our tree expert pruning.
  • Traditional Japanese Zen Garden Design
    Japanese traditional garden design with use of sand, bamboo fencing and rocks.

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Zen Garden Design Possibilities

Japanese Zen

A Every landscape small or large has a unique characteristics that we must contend to when designing. So, every garden has it's unique character when we design a garden for a small corridor or designing for a large landscape. Choose from our traditional garden design to more modern contemporary Japanese design, we assist you through the process every step of the way, incorporating your design concept.

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Clean, Beautiful and Natural

B Implementation of a garden environment should be beautiful in its aesthetics as well as fitting to the environment. We at Zen Japanese Landscape strive to bring a more environmentally clean garden design that is simple and yet beautiful, utilizing the natural elements in our design.

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Professional Japanese Garden Services

C We at Zen, provide many services when it comes to Japanese Gardens, from gardening services to restoration, renovation, pruning trees to match the Japanese garden design. We take extra careful steps in reaching your goals for your home or business and continuously advise to maintain your garden into the future.

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1. A school of Mahayana Buddhism that asserts that enlightenment can be attained through meditation, self-contemplation, and intuition rather than through faith and devotion and that is practiced mainly in China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Also called Zen Buddhism.
2. also zen An approach to an activity, skill, or subject that emphasizes simplicity and intuition rather than conventional thinking or fixation on goals: the zen of cooking.
[Japanese zen, from Early Middle Chinese dʑian, meditation; also the source of Mandarin chán), from Pali jhānaṃ, from Sanskrit dhyānam, from dhyāti, he meditates.]
Word History: Zen, a word that evokes the most characteristic and appealing aspects of Japanese culture for many English speakers, is ultimately of Indo-European origin. The Japanese word zen is a borrowing of a medieval Chinese word (now pronounced chán, in modern Mandarin Chinese) meaning 'meditation, contemplation.' Chán is one of the many Buddhist terms in Chinese that originate in India, the homeland of Buddhism. A monk named Bodhidharma, said to be of Indian origin, introduced Buddhist traditions emphasizing the practice of meditation to China in the 5th century and established Chan Buddhism. From the 7th century onward, elements of Chan Buddhism began to reach Japan, where chán came to be pronounced zen. The Chinese word chán is a shortening of chán'nǎ 'meditation, contemplation' a borrowing of the Sanskrit term dhyānam. The Sanskrit word is derived from the Sanskrit root dhyā-, dhī-, 'to see, observe,' and the Indo-European root behind the Sanskrit is *dheiə-, *dhyā-, 'to see, look at.' This root also shows up in Greek, where *dhyā- developed into sā-, as in the Common Greek noun *sāma, 'sign, distinguishing mark.' This noun became sēma in Attic Greek and is the source of English semantic.
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(zɛn) Buddhismn
1. (Buddhism) a Japanese school, of 12th-century Chinese origin, teaching that contemplation of one's essential nature to the exclusion of all else is the only way of achieving pure enlightenment
2. (Buddhism) (modifier) of or relating to this school: Zen Buddhism.
[from Japanese, from Chinese ch'an religious meditation, from Pali jhāna, from Sanskrit dhyāna]
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n. Near
1. a Mahayana movement of Buddhism, introduced into China in the 6th century a.d. and into Japan in the 12th century, that emphasizes enlightenment by means of meditation and direct, intuitive insights.
[1725–35; < Japanese]
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Noun1.Zen - school of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation and intuition rather than faith; China and Japan
Buddhism - a religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha
Zen Buddhist - an adherent of the doctrines of Zen Buddhism
2.Zen - a Buddhist doctrine that enlightenment can be attained through direct intuitive insight
satori - (Zen Buddhism) a state of sudden spiritual enlightenment
Buddhism - the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth
3.Zen - street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
back breaker, battery-acid, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, window pane, acid, superman, pane, dose, dot
LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide - a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid
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