Vermilion bird- Chinese myth: a red pheasant like bird that represented fire, summer, and the south. It was a very elegant and noble bird. It was also very selective of what it ate and where it perched. Chinese mythology and religions
The Four Mythological Beasts
Another item for my fourfold menagerie are the four symbolic mythological beasts of China. They are associated with the Four Cardinal Directions and the Four Seasons. The Vermilion Bird (South, Sum…
Last, but definitely not least, on the list of the Four Symbols, is the the Vermilion Bird, also known as Ling Guang (陵光) that represents the south, summer and fire. (4 of 4) http://gelinshop.com/ipost/1515283925009621340/?code=BUHXrOUDuFc
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