Buddhist Use and Symbolism in the Garden

Buddha in the Park

Buddha statues and images have been placed in temple grounds and gardens since ancient times and gardening has a strong connection with Buddhism:

It is believed that;

The garden land symbolizes the fertile land of the Buddha Mind. The Sangha (Pali for Buddhist community) is the same as the plant community in the garden. Dhamma (teachings of the Buddha) is an expression of wisdom found in Temples – Gardens.

If a garden can be thought of …

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