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PM Modi inaugurates Zen Garden and Kaizen Academy in Ahmedabad

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 28, Jun 2021
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  • It is a joint endeavour of the Japan Information and Study Centre at Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA) and Indo-Japan Friendship Association (IJFA) in Gujarat
  • Zen-Kaizen at AMA seeks to showcase several elements of Japanese art, culture, landscape and architecture.

About Zen Garden and Kaizen

  • Zen gardens, also called Japanese rock gardens, appeal to people who like carefully controlled settings of raked sand or rocks and precisely clipped shrubs.
  • In the sixth century, Zen Buddhist monks created the first zen gardens to aid in meditation. Later, they began using the gardens to teach zen principles and concepts.
  • Kaizen is a Japanese term meaning "change for the better" or "continuous improvement."
  • It is a Japanese business philosophy regarding the processes that continuously improve operations and involve all employees.