is regarded as the most auspicious creature in Chinese
mythology. There is also a year named after the dragon
in the Chinese calendar. People born in this year are
self reliant, upright and don’t listen to others. The
Year of the Dragon, which takes place ever twelve years,
is lucky. Children born in the dragon year are blessed,
and enjoy good health, wealth and happiness. Although
strong and decisive the Dragon is not manipulative or
sly. This auspicious creature is considered to be
generous, upright and helpful. Dragon gods are Chinese
mythological gods who are worshipped in China even
today. The Chinese dragon is considered to be the most
powerful and divine creature and is the controller of
all waters. The dragon symbolizes great power and can
destroy everything by spitting fire.
One of the most famous dragons in Chinese
mythology is Ying Long, or "Responding Dragon"
who is the god of rain. Many people in different places
pray to him in order to receive rain. The Chinese
proudly call themselves as the descendants of dragon.
The dragons generally symbolize ultimate abundance,
prosperity and good fortune. In China people pray to
dragon for everything.
dance is very famous and synonymous with Chinese New
Year. The Chinese dragon is considered to be very
intelligent, kind and generous. It is a symbol of power
and it is believed that if you have a painting of dragon
in your house or office it will bring good luck to you.
According to Feng Shui dragons are considered auspicious
and help to drive away negative ‘Chi’. The Dragon is
the ultimate representation of the forces of Mother
Nature, the greatest divine force on Earth. The dragon
controls the sun, wind and rain and is closely guarded
as the ultimate symbol of good fortune.
are nine major types of Chinese dragons.
They are the horned dragon, the winged dragon,
the celestial dragon (which supports and protects the
mansions of the gods), the spiritual dragon which
generates wind and rain for the benefit of mankind), the
dragon of hidden treasures (which keeps guard over
concealed wealth), the coiling dragon (which lives in
water), and the yellow dragon (which once emerged from
water and presented the legendary Emperor Fu Shi with
the elements of writing). The last of the dragon is the
king of dragons.
the dragons have a loud voice it is believed that the
sound they make can ward off evil spirits and bring good
luck. So dragons are worshipped by Chinese all over the
world and Feng Shui also preaches the importance of
dragon to bring in good luck. Positioned in the east
where the sun rises a dragon can definitely attract good
‘Chi’ to the place. Since it is closely associated
with Mother Nature dragons play a vital role in Feng
Shui. The Dragon is a must for all aspirations you
desire in life which could be gained from good Feng Shui.
A fat and healthy Dragon is the most essential
characteristics needed for successful blessings.
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