Spiritual Gardening: Creating Sacred Space Outdoors

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New World Library, 2003 - Gardening - 190 pages
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Creating a garden that is a spiritual sanctuary -- a calm refuge from the stresses of everyday life, a soothing balm for heart and soul -- is within every gardener's reach. This book looks at the garden as a place to engage the senses and connect the spirit to nature. Gardens, whether small urban plots or larger country spaces, can become places to foster personal growth and spiritual awareness. Spiritual Gardening in resplendent with illustrations and color photos throughout, illuminating how to create your own special outdoor retreat.
 

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Contents

Gardening for the Soul
9
The Spiritual Gardens
75
THE Tranquillity GARDEN
79
THE Healing GARDEN
89
THE Zen GARDEN
99
THE Gaia GARDEN
113
THE Aromatherapy GARDEN
123
THE Feng Shui GARDEN
131
THE Saintss GARDEN
151
THE Labyrinth GARDEN
157
Gardening as a Spiritual Exercise
165
Sources
180
Selected Bibliography
185
Index
187
SOURCES OF QUOTATIONS
191
Acknowledgments
192

THE Celtic GARDEN
139
THE Biblical GARDEN
145

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