Hakuryu-en was one of William’s favorite gardens, and it was always the first place he would come when he visited Kyoto. Since it was a private garden, there weren’t any wandering tourists, which made it especially quiet. William valued the privilege of being invited to appreciate its carefully cultivated beauty. The gardener told us that he often found William was just sitting quietly, fully immersed in the tranquility of the garden. Here we see the velvety moss-covered stone steps leading up to a vermillion colored bridge, suggesting a pathway to a place beyond, a place where the sacred dragon dwells.
From the Autumn Gardens in Kyoto collection.
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