Random thoughts and pictures
I also like the garden at Ryoan-ji in kyoto!I feel relaxed and can get back a balanced mind.
After the human traffic jam at Tofuku-ji it was really peaceful at Ryogin-an. It calmed the soul: much like drinking a cup of nice tea.
I've been in Kyoto a long time ago, I loved. It was a completely surprise for me. I saw some wonderful gardens it is a real zen place and a ate a very nice pasta there too.