One of the seascape representations in Japanese gardens, mentioned in Sakuteiki. Stones are placed at the shore of a pond in natural fashion, to depict a rocky shoreline where the waves are high. The stone arrangement of this type in the southeastern part of Ōizumi Pond of Mōtsūji temple is well known.
Japanese Garden Dictionary: A Glossary for Japanese Gardens and Their History
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