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ALLEN SEABOLT wrote at 2014-07-03 14:36:31

Chinese Dragons and the Pearl

"Many pictures of Oriental dragons contain a pearl.  Dragons with this dragon pearl, found normally under their chin, would be filled with the power to ascend to heaven (the Eastern dragon ascending in a cloud or in the sky can be taken to be symbolic of "success in life").  The pearl would multiply whatever it touched and is said to contain the dragon's immense wisdom.  Hence it is also known as the Pearl of Knowledge.  Some also believe it symbolizes the dragon as the "keeper of Tao", Tao referring to the perfectly balanced Yin and Yang symbol.  The pearl is also associated with wealth, good luck, and prosperity."  


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1) Thai buddhism 2) Thai amulets from Lord buddha, his Thai monks, Jatukam, or other gods 3) Thai occult belief 4) Thai sacred charm items 5) Meaning of Thai tattoo, yantra, mantra, etc.


Twenty years as a learner in Buddhism and collectors of Thai amulets of all inds

Ph.D. from UWM
Also a serious practitioner of Theravada Buddhism with focusing on meditation. I am still learning even now.

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