Martin Hakubai Mosko

Martin Hakubai Mosko

Martin Hakubai Mosko, ASLA, founded the landscape design and construction firm Marpa & Associates in 1974. He studied painting and Sanskrit at Yale, and has apprenticed with Japanese master gardeners. Mosko is a Zen monk and heir to the lineage of Tenzan Keibun Otokawa Roshi, and trained in Tibetan Buddhism with Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. In addition to his responsibilities at Marpa, he is abbot of Hakubai Temple and travels the country lecturing on garden design and meditation.

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ARTICLES

The View | An Excerpt from The Sound of Cherry Blossoms

Clarify Your Definitions We have all been in gardens—even very costly ones—that we find oddly uninspiring. There are the landscapes around mansions where money has been lavished on moving trees, building pools, patios, and fire pits, and planting lush lawns, yet we don’t...
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Landscape as Spirit

Gardens can be so much more than merely pleasing to the eye; they can also evoke a contemplative state of mind, connecting us more fully to ourselves and to the world around us. In Landscape as Spirit, Martin Mosko explains his meditative approach to garden and landscape design and then walks...
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EVENTS

The Sound of Cherry Blossoms Talk & Book Signing with Martin Hakubai Mosko & Alxe Noden

May 3, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | Boulder, co

Martin Hakubai Mosko and Alxe Noden will speak about and sign their new book, The Sound of Cherry Blossoms, on Thursday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. Vouchers to attend will be $5. Vouchers are good for $5 off the author’s featured book or a purchase the day of the event. Vouchers can be purchased...

The Art of Japanese Pine Trimming with Alxe Noden & Martin Hakubai Mosko

June 2–3, 2018 | 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. | Boulder, co