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Speaking of dragons in Japan, they are “luck goods”, “animals of imagination” “symbols of power”
For example, it seems to be seen as a type of “lizard” in the United States and elsewhere.
Sharing the same meaning as Japanese dragon is ← here
According to Wikipedia
The Chinese dragon is a divine beast and a spiritual animal, and it was treated as a symbol of the emperor in China, including Liu Jun’s birth legend in “Shiji”. It is often said that they live in the water or in the ground. It is said that it calls thunder clouds and storms with its cheering voice and it is said to be a tornado and to ascend to the sky freely and also keeps Naga in the mouth, there is an inverted scala in a square all over the throat, a gem under the chin It is said to have. In autumn it lurks inside the deep, and in the spring we say that it rises to heaven.
Many decorative objects in the form of animals etc. were carved out from the tomb of Red Mountain Culture, which existed in the southern part of the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region of China, in the western part of Liaoning Province around the year 4700 BC – around 2900 BC .
Fossils of large animals such as dinosaurs were believed to be bones of the dragon (keel) and were used as a material of traditional Chinese medicine for a long time.
Although the origin of the dragon is China, the kind of Naaga which is a snake god and Indian snake is also translated as “dragon” or “dragon king” when the Buddhist scripture is transmitted to China, and it was incorporated as one of the eight members . From such a relationship, it is easy to imagine that the Chinese dragon after the Buddhist arrival was also greatly influenced by the image of Serpent Naga. For example, Dragon Kingdom in Taoism has almost the same properties as Naga Raja in India. Incidentally, even in the case of translating other scriptures and literature such as Hinduism in Japan, it is customary to make those Indian deities “snakes” or “dragons”.
Dragons also have good and evil, and there are legal dragons and non-legal dragons. In addition, the dragon is eaten by three golden horseshoes (Konchuro, Shakarato), one suffering burned by hot air windsaka, a bad wind blowing a dwelling on two and losing treasure and removing clothing It is said to have suffering (However, there is no suffering in Dragon King who lives in Ajyo pond).
In Buddhism, when Buddha was born, two dragons buried clean water and covered and protected the rainfall of seven days at the time of adulthood, and Buddha surrendered the poison dragon and healed the blind dragon There is a tale of. In addition, in the many items of Lotus Seniors ladies, the adult Buddha of the eight – year – old dragon woman is being preached.
The European dragon
Dragons are legendary creatures in traditions and myths shared in European culture. Its appearance resembles a lizard or a snake. Although it is an imaginary animal, it was once considered a real creature.
In English, the small dragon and the child of the dragon are called dragonet. Dragon maid (English: dragon – maid) is a half – dwarf girl ‘s monster, resembling meluzine.
Especially the country symbolizing the dragon
Bhutan and Wales
In Wales in particular (according to Wikipedia)
Y reddig Goch (IPA: [ə ðraiɡ ɡoːχ] a · sigerigechcho) in Welsh is a red dragon (Aka-ryuu), Welsh is a symbol of Wales (Dragig in Welsh). It is also drawn on the national flag of Wales. In English it is also called Welsh Dragon (Welsh Dragon Wales Dragon).
It was in the 1950’s that the flag of Wales became its current form. The flag of Wales, which was recognized by Elizabeth II in 1959, depicts “dragon passant” which was used in 1807 to design the deputy emblem of Wales “Raising the right front leg to the left” (dragon passant) It is .
In Japan, drawing a dragon and decorating a dragon improves auspiciousness.
Especially it is said that luck will climb ascending to rise dragon
It seems to have been cherished by shrines and merchants in Japan.
There are only a few painters who can draw this dragon in Japan.
In particular, three artists with a technique to draw a dragon with an old-fashioned stroke in Japan
It is said that the technique to write the dragon’s body with a single stroke is a dragon.
I will continue to support “One Stroke Drawing Painter Keisuke Teshima” from now on.
Introduction of Keisuke Teshima’s work and introduction of the event ← here
We will also sell it.
Please experience the world of Ichigo dragon once.
From 19th to Kyoto
It is planned to upload information on Iroiro.