The Victory Dragon is shown grasping a pearl in its claw, and is seen striking a pose that signifies success and victory in wealth attainment and career achievement. It makes an excellent gift for that special career person in your life (e.g., perfect for the ambitious, result-orientated executive).
What the Dragon symbolizes and its Application in Symbolism Feng Shui
The mighty and magnificent Dragon of mythical folklore never ceases to enchant or stir the imagination. The Dragon is one of the four celestial animals and is an important and powerful symbol in Feng Shui. The Dragon represents the ultimate "Yang" symbol, male vigour, courage and bravery. It is magnanimous and full of vitality and strength. Affiliated with the cardinal direction “East” based on Landscape Feng Shui, the Dragon becomes a very powerful and potent symbol when placed in this sector although it can be placed in any other directions.
The dragon is the most auspicious and magnificent, mightiest and most sacred of all creatures and is to be treated with great respect. Through generations, the dragon has been the ultimate symbol of power, abundance, good luck and honor. In ancient times, the Emperors of China regarded themselves as the Dragons and the symbol of Dragons can only be used by them and no one else.
The Dragon is said to create the precious cosmic Chi also known as "Sheng Chi" which brings good fortunes into our homes and workplaces, making it an all-rounder bringer of good luck. The Dragons are a powerful cure and enhancer for business luck, they bring foresight and wisdom for the elderly, and bring honor to the family. They also very protective.
The Dragon frequently appears in carvings or statues holding a ball, or pearl. This can symbolize the sun, moon, or an egg which represents the dual influences of nature, or the pearl of potentiality.
In Chinese Astrology, the Dragon is the fifth sign of the Chinese Zodiac and its intrinsic element is earth. The compass direction of the Dragon is 97.5 degrees to 127.5 degrees. Its allies are the Rat and the Monkey and the Rooster is its secret friend.
Although the image of the Dragon can be placed in any direction, for optimum potency, make sure the material of the Dragon blends in well with the element of the sector i.e. wooden carving for Southeast and East; ceramic, crystal and porcelain for Southwest, Northeast, West and Northwest; and metal (cloisonné, brass, pewter etc.) for West, North and Northwest.
In Feng Shui, Dragons can be placed in many areas of the home or office to guard, protect, bring strength and fortune, and to activate masculine energy.
Here is how you can use the Dragon to Feng Shui your way to a better life.
See also the golden dragon.
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