Chinese Mythology

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Representations of Chinese mythology.

Vermilion Bird (朱雀) of the South Vermilion Bird, Phoenix, Chinese Mythology, Chinese Patterns, Poetry Art, Tinta China, Tattoo Sketches, Chinoiserie, Feng Shui
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Vermilion Bird (朱雀) of the South

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Zhi Nu is the goddess of weaving, spinning, and crafts. She is an example of the star-crossed lovers archetype. World Mythology, Chinese Mythology, Celtic Mythology, Historical Fiction Novels, Mythological Creatures, Gods And Goddesses, Love People, Chinese Art, Deities
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chinese mythology – Journeying to the Goddess

Posts about chinese mythology written by Daughter RavynStar

After Lu Dongbin became immortal he denounced all worldly ambition. Guan Yu, Korean Art, Asian Art, Chinese Painting, Chinese Art, Chinese Mythology, Les Religions, Taoism, Zen Art

L� Dongbin

L� Dongbin 吕洞宾, un des 8 immortels serait n� en 755, au Shan-xi, dans une famille de fonctionnaires officiels et lettr�s ; � vingt ans, il...

sun and moon temple, Guilin, china. I've seen this. It is gorgeous. Places Around The World, Oh The Places You'll Go, Travel Around The World, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Around The Worlds, Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places, Vietnam

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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.

Au ciel et sur la terre: Pa Hsien 八仙人 Folk Religion, Asian Artwork, Chinese Mythology, Taoism, China Art, Zen Art, Chinese Culture, Zen Chinese, Ancient China

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.

Yin and Yang depicts the lesson of balancing your life. Chinese Mythology, Yin Yang, Lesson Plans, Universe, Symbols, China, Japan, Life, Icons

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The Kitchen God watches over the Hearth & Home and takes what he observes of the family up to the main god, good & not-so-good stuff. To appease the Kitchen God he is offered sweets two weeks before Chinese New Year. Lotus Cake, New York Chinatown, Chinese Mythology, Sugar Candy, Asian Love, Presents For Him, All In The Family, Rice Wine, Hearth And Home
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Chinese Kitchen God Re-Visited

Last year I posted about the Chinese Kitchen God ( known as Zao Jun or Zao Shen ) but was unable to find a paper likeness of him to hang in our kitchen. Fortunately, my recent foray into New York…

The Yellow Dragon represents center. Its element is soil/earth Dragon King, Dragon Art, Animal Spirit Guides, Spirit Animal, Frog Fractions, Imperial Dragon, Yellow Dragon, Gold Dragon, Chinese Mythology
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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 …

Chinese Buddhist statues of ancient times make a definite point. They unquestionably prove that Buddhist art has had a longstanding and pr. Buddha Buddhism, Buddhist Art, Buddha Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Buddha Statues, Chinese Buddha, Sitting Buddha, Buddhist Philosophy, Chinese Mythology
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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…

Queria hacer un tigre blanco con un aire oriental. I wanted to do, a tiger with an oriental flavor White Tiger of the West Tiger Painting, Chinese Mythology, Canvas Prints, Art Prints, Drawing Practice, God Of War, Photo Canvas, Deviantart

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confucius | Confucius | M Lam World History Confucianism is another religion that affected the lives of the Chinese people. Chinese Mythology, World History, My Father, Religion, Culture, People, Art, Art Background, Kunst
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Confucius

Sup peoples, it’s Confucius Im gonna tell you some coolio things about myself. So first of all I was born in 551 B.C. and i basically created Confucianism. It’s kinda a religion,but it…

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Black Tortoise of the North Archetype's Lewis Webster Chinese Mythology, Archetypes, Tortoise, Turtle, Two By Two, Behance, Animals, Black, Winter

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