Musō Soseki

Musō Soseki (夢窓 疎石?, 1275 – October 20, 1351) was a Rinzai Zen Buddhist monk and teacher, and a calligraphist, poet and garden designer. The most famous monk of his time, he is also known as Musō Kokushi (夢窓国師?) ("national Zen teacher"), a honorific conferred to him by Emperor Go-Daigo. His mother was the daughter of Hōjō Masamura (1264-1268), seventh Shikken (regent) of the Kamakura shogunate.

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Gardens By Musō Soseki
... The following is a list of gardens known to have been by Musō Soseki or attributed to him ... However, whatever Soseki built was destroyed during the Ōnin War, and therefore any modern version is someone else's work ...