The Vermilion bird is one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations. According to Wu Xing, the Taoist five-elemental system, it represents the fire-element, the direction south, and the season summer correspondingly. Thus it is sometimes called the Vermilion bird of the South

The Vermilion bird is one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations. According to Wu Xing, the Taoist five-elemental system, it represents the fire-element, the direction south, and the season summer correspondingly. Thus it is sometimes called the Vermilion bird of the South

Two cranes, Japanese silk embroidery  ---------- #japan #japanese #kimono

Two cranes, Japanese silk embroidery ---------- #japan #japanese #kimono

vermilion bird of the south | Vermilion Bird (朱雀) of the South | Flickr - Photo Sharing! The Vermillion Bird of the South was the god of fire and a symbol of good luck and summer.

vermilion bird of the south | Vermilion Bird (朱雀) of the South | Flickr - Photo Sharing! The Vermillion Bird of the South was the god of fire and a symbol of good luck and summer.

VERMILION BIRD | The Four Symbols: South – Vermilion Bird (朱雀) Well (井) Ghost (鬼) Willow (柳) Star (星) Extended Net (張) Wings (翼) Chariot (軫) | Literal meaning: Vermilion Peafowl

VERMILION BIRD | The Four Symbols: South – Vermilion Bird (朱雀) Well (井) Ghost (鬼) Willow (柳) Star (星) Extended Net (張) Wings (翼) Chariot (軫) | Literal meaning: Vermilion Peafowl

Hollow bronze candlestick holder with a kneeling figure resting on top of a tortoise with a dragon’s head. Dragons and Tortoise are two out of the four celestial animals of Chinese mythology, the other two being the Vermilion Bird and the White Tiger. Dragons are known to represent power, strength and luck while the tortoise represents immortality or long life. Combining the qualities of both animals serves as a potent symbol of success and longevity. 1300’s AD

Hollow bronze candlestick holder with a kneeling figure resting on top of a tortoise with a dragon’s head. Dragons and Tortoise are two out of the four celestial animals of Chinese mythology, the other two being the Vermilion Bird and the White Tiger. Dragons are known to represent power, strength and luck while the tortoise represents immortality or long life. Combining the qualities of both animals serves as a potent symbol of success and longevity. 1300’s AD

Ancient Legends Limited Vermilion Bird of the South - "TanYue" Order period: 2012/10/01~~2012/12/31

Ancient Legends Limited Vermilion Bird of the South - "TanYue" Order period: 2012/10/01~~2012/12/31

The vermilion bird of the South is one of the five heavenly beasts (constellation), a fundamental symbol in Taoist cosmology and feng shui. It represents the element fire, the South, summer, vigor and fame. (Illustration by Thoth Adan.)

Vermilion Bird of the South | Art Print

The vermilion bird of the South is one of the five heavenly beasts (constellation), a fundamental symbol in Taoist cosmology and feng shui. It represents the element fire, the South, summer, vigor and fame. (Illustration by Thoth Adan.)

Zenit KM011 Kensei Celestial Creatures Suzaku 1 Miniature Vermilion Bird Fire | eBay

Zenit KM011 Kensei Celestial Creatures Suzaku (1) Miniature Vermilion Bird Fire

Zenit KM011 Kensei Celestial Creatures Suzaku 1 Miniature Vermilion Bird Fire | eBay

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