The true origin of the art of suiseki. A stunning revelation as a result of our long term scientific research.
The true origin of the art of suiseki. A stunning revelation as a result of our long term scientific research. It is a common believe that the development of Suiseki in Japan was influenced by the Chinese scholar's rock. Carved in the stone. Done and clear. But is that really the true story of the origin of the art of collection of stones? As a person who lives in a country where the history has been modified so many times to suit the leading minority I tend to take the bruited facts with some level of doubts. And if necessary I made an effort to discover the true story behind. So it was for the suiseki and you can find the account below. Based on my investigation, I believe that the first historically recorded collector of stones was David. It was he who collected five stones from the broom in the Valley of Elah. While the primary purpose for that was to get some ammunition for his sling all of us who knows something about slings understand the importance