Chinese Dragon Has Nine Sons

2012 Chinese New Year

Dragon Has Nine Sons

The 1st son loves music.
The head of Number 1 son becomes a decoration for music instrument, such as two-stringed bowed violin.

The 2nd son loves fighting.
Many different handles of weapons have the symbol of Number 2 son.

The 3rd son loves adventure and keeping guard.
 He has prestige and is the symbol of safety, harmony and peace.

The 4th son loves howling.
The image of Number 4 son can be found on the big bells. It is a symbol of protection and alertness.

The 5th son loves quietness, sitting, fire and smoke.
His image is often found in temples, such as on incense burners.

The 6th son has the power of strength.
He loves to carry heavy stuff to show off his magic energy. He is a symbol of longevity and good luck.

The 7th son loves to seek justice.
Chinese like to apply his symbol around law, court, or jail.

The 8th son loves literature.
Chinese like to put the 8th son as a symbol around steles. When used in this way, it is a symbol of knowledge or education.

The 9th son loves water.
He is a symbol to prevent fire disasters.