Friday, October 10

Do you know the Chinese phoenix?


Phoenix-the legendary bird that many including I have not seen but wish to see. Any mention about this bird (can it really fly?) anywhere evokes avid interest-right?

I read about it recently in the Internet that this Chinese phoenix also known as the fenghuang, is a mythical Chinese bird fabled to reign over all other birds.

Though there was initially a distinction between the male which is called as feng and the female as huang, today the two are often combined into a single feminine entity that pairs with the masculine Chinese dragon to symbolize the yin-yang principle with respect to marital harmony.

Of course, it ate snakes!

Thank you Wikipedia!

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