TORO & SOTO

Tôrô is a kind of lantern made of stone. Together with Sôtô, or pagoda, it plays an essential role in Japanese traditional garden-making. They both have a Buddhist origin and their parts and structure represent Buddhist cosmology.

photo (top) : 'Yukimi-Dôrô' movable lantern, 76cm height, in autumn leaves

VISIT OUR STORE

Interested? We would strongly suggest you to pay a visit to our store in Tokyo where you may touch and taste the beauty of our stones in more natural surroundings. They show different faces depending on season, weather, and time. Company and access information can be found here.

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