Category Archives: Water Dragons

Chinese Astrology – The Blue Dragon

By Adriana Noton Chinese folklore and legends are filled with dragons and traits that are commonly associated with dragons.  These creatures are also very visible in Chinese mythology and astrology.  The Blue Dragon seems to be the most important of … Continue reading

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Dragon Boat Festival 2011

Traditionaly, Chinese Dragon Boat Festival 2011 is on on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month. The 2011 Dragon Boat Festival will be on June 6th in calendar. It is one of the traditional festival in China, which has … Continue reading

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Entering the Year of the Water Dragon

Chinese New Year (on January 23, 2012) has ushered in the Year of the Dragon. It will last till February 9, 2013 on the Western calendar. In Asian culture, Dragon years are highly auspicious. Children born in dragon years are … Continue reading

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Dragons in the East

Author: Fran Black While Europe’s shining knights spent their lives slaying dragons, the Chinese sought after and worshiped Eastern dragons as the most benevolent, wise, and generous of all creatures. Indeed, to be called “dragon face” was a great honor, … Continue reading

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Filipino Dragons (Singapore) bags 3 Golds and 1 Silver at Sava Sprints International VI Dragonboat Race

Filipino Dragons (Singapore) has recently bagged three gold medals at the 6th Sava Sprints International Dragonboat Competition, 20-21 November 2010, held at Lower Selatar Reservoir, Singapore. The team’s 12th gold medal in dragonboat races only in the span of two … Continue reading

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The Symbolic Meaning of Chinese Dragon Statues

Chinese dragon statues have been associated with the Orient more so than any other figurines or statues. Although mostly thought of as fire-breathing, they can also be depicted breathing ice or poison. For this reason, the dragon is considered a … Continue reading

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Pictures of Dragons

Dragons have been portrayed in many different ways over the centuries. There are many different styles to the varied pictures of dragons. The name itself comes from the Greek word Drakon meaning serpent of huge size or water snake. This … Continue reading

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Dragon Antique Walking Canes

In both the East and West, dragons are a symbol of power. A wizard who can control a dragon or a warrior who can conquer this great creature will command the power of his world. It is sometimes the evil … Continue reading

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The Dragon Tattoo

The most well known and most popular mythical creature depicted in tattoos is the Japanese dragon. It is more popular than any of the other mythical creatures, such as the phoenix, mermaid or gryphon. This may be due to its shape … Continue reading

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Do the Dragon Dance at the Feast of the Drunken Dragon in Macau

Author: Naveen Marasinghe The Feast of the Drunken Dragon has an interesting history. Legend has it that during the Qing Dynasty, villagers of mainland China were attacked with a plague. They called upon the Buddha to protect them, by parading … Continue reading

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