A term described in Tsukiyamateizōden (zenpen), indicating a peninsula in a pond garden in the Edo period. Of two peninsulas projecting from both sides of the near part of the pond, the one on the left is called "Master's Isle," and one on the right "Guests' Isle." Stones, including the stone of easy rest and the stone of amusement, are placed on this island.
Japanese Garden Dictionary: A Glossary for Japanese Gardens and Their History
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