Stone Tōrōs are a very typical thing to find in Japanese Gardens, even if they are originated from Chinese garden culture.
Normally they are made out of 5 elements builing up each other,
each of the elements representing one of the 5 elements
Earth, water, fire, air and void
The element on the bottom stands for the earth itself
while the 2nd section represents water.
The fire is represented by the lantern itself,
the roof stands for the air
and the top element connecting to the sky represents the void or spirit.
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