Thursday, December 2, 2010

Yard Art on Thursdays

@ mirandablue
One of the two Chinese guardian lions at the Lon Wa Buddhist Temple in Davao City.

They are believed to have powerful mythic protective powers that has traditionally stood in front of  Chinese Imperial palaces, Imperial tombs, government offices, temples, and the homes of government officials and the wealthy from the Han Dynasty (206 GC-AD 220).  Source:  Wikipedia


Gemma Wiseman said...

A very impressive, beautiful statue! Love the delightful plants around it too!

maryt/theteach said...

Yes, the lion is certainly impressive! Something more that just Yard Art, eh?

Anonymous said...

This might be a wonderful place! Nice photo!