The people of China have a long held belief that they are descendents of the dragon, a tradition that is firmly embedded in their culture and one that is encountered across all aspects of Chinese society and in the minds of its people. Whereas in western cultures the dragon is usually regarded as a symbol of malevolence, in China it is held in high esteem for its dignity and power for good.

The people of China have a long held belief that they are descendents of the dragon, a tradition that is firmly embedded in their culture and one that is encountered across all aspects of Chinese society and in the minds of its people. Whereas in western cultures the dragon is usually regarded as a symbol of malevolence, in China it is held in high esteem for its dignity and power for good.

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Kind of liking the shape... Water Dragon outline by artstain.deviantart.com on @deviantART
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chinese dragon  images | Chinese Dragon Oriental Stencil Designs from Stencil Kingdom
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This dragon is very bold and colourful, in Chinese culture they believe that the dragon is a good symbol and a strong character.

This dragon is very bold and colourful, in Chinese culture they believe that the dragon is a good symbol and a strong character.

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The Fire goddess is also depicted this way in older religious artwork and sculpture.

The Fire goddess is also depicted this way in older religious artwork and sculpture.

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