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ANTIQUE japan COIN NECKLACE . pendant. bird phoenix japanese jewelry. silver. 100 yen. oriental. asian. No.001176

ANTIQUE japan COIN NECKLACE . pendant. bird phoenix japanese jewelry. silver. 100 yen. oriental. asian. No.001176

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Bird, Phoenix

玄武 (Black Tortoise) Genbu is one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations, also known as the Black Warrior of the North and the representation of this direction and winter. It is depicted as a tortoise and a snake, with the latter coiling around the former. The two creatures are believed to be symbols of longevity.

Genbu (or Xuan Wu in Chinese) is one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese Constellation, along with Seiryuu (Blue Dragon) Byakko (White Tiger) and Suzaku (Red Sparrow). Genbu represents the North, the winter season and the element of Water

Byakko (White Tiger)

Byakko (White Tiger)

"Byakko" - The White Tiger of West. Watercolour and ink (for calligraphy) on Canson watercolour paper size 42,0x59,4 -

"Byakko" - The White Tiger of West. Watercolour and ink (for calligraphy) on Canson watercolour paper size cm Painted with direct brush techniques (without pre-sketch).

Dragon in front of temple gates during Seiryue festival in Kiyomizudera | Photograph by Damien Douxchamps

Dragon in front of temple gates during Seiryue festival in Kiyomizudera

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BLACK TORTOISE | In ancient China, the tortoise and the serpent were thought to be spiritual creatures symbolizing longevity. During the Han dynasty, people often wore jade pendants that were in the shape of turtles.

Genbu- Japanese legend: a tortoise and a snake. Both were generals and representatives of their own mountains. Together they symbolized the north and the winter season.

This rather modern remodel of a temple has kannon-sama and turtle friend (possibly Genbu?) overlooking Nagasaki. Ian Lewis (hace 80 meses) Yup, it's Fukusaiji ¿Quieres darle formato a tu comentario? Por 二葉 M。T。 Shen+ Agregar contacto Esta foto se tomó el 20 de marzo, 2005. 106 vistas 1 comentario Esta foto pertenece a Galería de 二葉 (203) ← Foto más antigua Esta foto también aparece en Buddha Images (grupo) Hallowed Ground (grupo) Etiquetas naga

This rather modern remodel of a temple has kannon-sama and turtle friend (possibly Genbu?