The most important point of the Sakuteiki is not indulging the odds and ends that one must do accordingly to certain guidelines. It is the attitude – the mindset with which one creates a garden – that is important.
Amasaki Hiromasa, p. 22
The philosopher Tsujimura Kõichi ( 1922 - 2010 ) noticed that while we might not be able to touch the infinite we constantly find ourselves within the realm of the unlimited , even if we are mostly unaware of it . If the awareness does occur , then we internalize the endless via the medium of our activity : the brush while painting , for instance . The landscape occurs within us -- and for this moment , the position of the human being in the cosmos changes .
P.79 Akasaka Makoto