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Dragon at buddhist temple

dragon at temple

Dragon was considered the ruler of all animals. According to legend, a dragon was born from the mating between a phoenix and a crane, having incredible power and capability. It has snake's head, deer's antlers, ghost's eyes, cow's ears, snake's neck, big clam's belly, carp's scale, hawk's claw, and tiger's sole of the foot. Dragon has been believed to control natural phenomenon of floods and droughts, repelling evil spirits and giving good lucks on our lives. In palace, it was compared to a king, being used in things for a king.