Chinese dragon symbolizes excellence, nobility and power, particularly control over water, rainfall, hurricane, and floods. A dragon overcomes obstacles until success is his. He is energetic, decisive, optimistic, intelligent and ambitious.
Dragon is also a symbol of power, strength and good luck for people who are worthy of it. Dragons are legendary creatures in Chinese mythology. In Chinese daily language, excellent and outstanding people are compared to a dragon.
The dragons have many animal-like forms such as turtles, fish, and imaginary creatures, but they are most commonly depicted as snake-like with four legs.
According to legends, the Chinese dragon is able to breathe fire, summon wind and call for rain, fly into the clouds and hide at the bottom of the sea; it’s also capable of becoming as large as the sky or disguising itself by being as tiny as a pinhead.
As a matter of fact, the dragon creation is the Chinese ancestors’ imagination. The dragon is now a kind of culture phenomenon. It has become a spiritual tie linking the nation.
The dragon as a symbol of the Chinese nation, has become part of the Chinese people. They have deep feelings for the dragon. Kids, teens and adults love them and they appear everywhere from books to tattoos to Chinese New Year Parade. They are proud to call themselves “The Offspring of the Dragon”.