Japanese Shinto dragon statue

Japanese Shinto dragon statue, Heian Jingu Shrine, photography, Japanese cherry blossoms, Shidarezakura or weeping cherry, hanami, Heian-Jingu Shrine, Heian-Jingu Cherry Blossom Season, photography by Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach

The Japanese Shinto dragons derive out Chinese Bhuddist origin. Shinto dragons are often associated with water purifcation since dragons are believed to come or live in the water.

The Japanese Shinto dragons derive out Chinese Bhuddist origin. Shinto dragons are often associated with water purifcation since dragons are believed to come or live in the water.

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