A kind of
miraculous animal that be imagined by people.
It means the dragon from sky or uprise the sky. It
decides by the gods characters. The gods character for the dragon means: love
water, like to fly, up sky, change more, theophany, symbol happiness and
misfortune, show power, etc. like to fly and up sky
of them are the final factor for come into being the sky dragon.
It's the real marrow of power
and virtue, it indicates changeable spirit, it has the changeable miraculous
power, and can show or not freely. It symbols precaution and protect, is a
kind of animal with virtue. It's different with fabled fierce dragon.
Though the dragon with five
claws are made by artists is symbolize the power of imperial court, it's the
special design for the emperor and his son, even the first grade, second grade
prince, not are all so. The three grade and fourth grade prince are allowed to
use the dragon with four claws. The fifth grade prince and some officials are
only allowed to use some animals that are similar as python. Some low grade
officials are all strict limited, they can only use the dragon with one claw.
Because the dragon is an animal
in the fable, so it's no relation for its image is correct or not. But Chinese
people are all believe that there is dragon in the world. Long long ago, the
dragon is always exist in Chinese art and oral legend, it makes the Chinese
art become outstanding. Though people are not use it as decorate design
recently, it's the most use design in the art works.
Fish-dragon or water-dragon,
When the carp leap the waterfall above the "Dragon--door", it becomes dragon.
They symbol perseverance, also symbol pass the imperial examination.
The Zodiac indicate the order of year, month, day and hour.
These token animals according to order that they appear time are: Mouse,
Cattle, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Cock, Dog and Pig.
You are imaginative,
charming, and truly generous to the person you love. However, you have a
tendency to be quick-tempered and overly critical. You are also inclined to
be somewhat of an opportunist. Born under this sign, you should be happy in
sales or as a writer, critic, or publicist.
A born leader, you
inspire confidence from all around you. You are conservative methodical, and
good with your hands. Guard against being chauvinistic and always demanding
your own way. The Buffalo would be successful as a skilled surgeon, general,
You are sensitive, emotional, and capable of great love. However, you have a
tendency to get carried away and be stubborn about what you think is right;
often seen as a "Hothead" or rebel. Your sign shows you would be excellent as
a boss, explorer, race car driver, or matador.
You are the kind of person that people like to be around affectionate,
obliging, and always pleasant. You have a tendency, though, to get too
sentimental and seem superficial. Being cautious and conservative, you are
successful in business but would also make a good lawyer, diplomat, or actor.
Full of vitality and enthusiasm,
the Dragon is a popular individual even with the reputation of being foolhardy
and a "big mouth" at times. You are intelligent, gifted, and a perfectionist
but these qualities make you unduly demanding on others. You would be
well-suited to be an artist, priest, or politician.
Rich in wisdom and charm, you are romantic and deep thinking and your
intuition guides you strongly. Avoid procrastination and your stingy attitude
towards money. Keep your sense of humor about life. The Snake would be most
content as a teacher, philosopher, writer, psychiatrist, and fortune teller.
Your capacity for
hard work is amazing. You are your own person-very independent. While
intelligent and friendly, you have a strong streak of selfishness and sharp
cunning and should guard against being egotistical. Your sign suggests success
as an adventurer, scientist, poet, or politician
Except for the knack of always getting off on the wrong foot with people, the
Goat can be charming company. You are elegant and artistic but the first to
complain about things. Put aside your pessimism and worry and try to be less
dependent on material comforts. You would be best as an actor, gardener, or
You are a very intelligent and a very clever wit. Because of your
extraordinary nature and magnetic personality, you are always well-liked. The
Monkey, however, must guard against being an opportunist and distrustful of
other people. Your sign promises success in any field you try.
The Rooster is a hard worker; shrewd and definite in decision making often
speaking his mind. Because of this, you tend to seem boastful to others. You
are a dreamer, flashy dresser, and extravagant to an extreme. Born under this
sign you should be happy as a restaurant owner, publicist, soldier or world
The Dog will never
let you down. Born under this sign you are honest, and faithful to those you
love. You are plagued by constant worry, a sharp tongue, and a tendency to be
a fault finder, however. You would make an excellent businessman, activist,
teacher, or secret agent.
You are a splendid
companion, an intellectual with a very strong need to set difficult goals and
carry them out. You are sincere, tolerant, and honest but by expecting the
same from others, you are incredibly naive. Your quest for material goods
could be your downfall. The Pig would be best in the arts as an entertainer,
or possible a lawyer.
A kind of
perfect bird that be imagined by people.
The phoenix is
a kind of perfect bird in fairy tale. It occupies main status in the art of
china. It is the second in the supernatural life. It is praised the perfect
and beautiful bird in all birds. The Buddhism that is not kill life is prove
the phoenix because it's not eat the life with live. It symbols the sun, the
warm of summer and good crop. The phoenix has big influence for people can
give the birth.
The tortoise is
very holy in ancient in China. It's the fourth miraculous life, it symbols
longevity, power and endurance. It indicates cosmos in India and China. It's
said that people use the tortoise plastron and get divination for the war
result since the Shang Dynasty.
tortoise-dragon is a river-god with huge strength in the fairy tale, it has
tortoise's body and the dragon's head.
that the deer is longlived, so people use the design with deer symbol the
longevity. Also said that it can find the glossy ganoderma, and appear with
the longevo together. When people congratulate the old person, usually paint
symbols brave and strength. It means hero.
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horses of the fifth emperor( Mu Wang) in Zhou Dynasty are very outstanding, so
people are use them as painting theme constantly.
there are many elephants in Henan, Guangxi and Guangdong of China. It symbols
power, wise and able and prudence. It is also one of the seven precious things
in Buddhism, so it's holy.