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DIY: Desktop Zen Garden

Turn a tiny corner into an instant meditation space

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Zen gardens are part of a Japanese gardening tradition that aims to mimic water and mountain landscapes with the use of rocks, gravel, and sand. Known in Japan as karensasui, it literally translates as a Dry Mountain and Water Garden, and can often be found in Buddhist temples as they are perfect for meditation.

If you don't have a space for an actual Zen garden just yet, you can build your own miniature one. Let these steps guide and inspire you:

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