chinese sun and moon | sun and moon temple, guilin, china | photos The sun and moon were important dieties ranking after Heaven. This is a picture of present day sun and moon temples, showing some remenants of ancient Chinese mythology in modern society.
Lan Caihe - China culture
Lan Caihe is the least defined of the Eight Immortals. Lan Caihe's age and sex are unknown. Lan is usually depicted in sexually ambiguous clothing, but is often shown as a young boy or girl carrying a bamboo flower basket.
The color yellow has great significance in China. This color symbolizes greater nobility. This is why the roof of the Imperial Palace, the emperor’s clothes, as well as the five stars in China’s flag are yellow. The royal family used only the imperial color, except for the Buddhist monks for whom the yellow represented nobility and …
Buddha Statues For Everyday Life
Chinese Buddhist statues of ancient times make a definite point. They unquestionably prove that Buddhist art has had a longstanding and profound influence upon the people, culture, and history of China. It makes sense that this should be the case too. After all, Buddha statues are supposed to represent the calm and serenity that is supposed to come from attaining enlightenment (also called "self knowldege"). With this state of mind the blessed experience of nirvana in the after life is made…
DeviantArt: More Artists Like Honduran White Bat by verreaux
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Black Tortoise of the North Archetype's Lewis Webster
This is the second part to my '4 Symbol' Project Series. Stocks used: riktorsashen: http://riktorsashen.deviantart.com/art/Snake-on-the-path-74535509 Burtn: http://burtn.deviantart.com/art/The-Banks-Of-River-Salzach-305703952