As a kind of auspicious animals, the lion is the king of all animals. It is brave and unstoppable. It can not only ward off evil spirits, but also bring good luck. Now there are various shapes of bronze lions, and different shapes of lions represent different meanings. Let's get to know!
1. The public stepping on the ball represents stepping on the universe, which is a sign of power. If the mother steps on the lion, it means the offspring are long!
2. The climbing lions are mostly made by copying the stone lions at the bank gate, including the ones imitating the HSBC lions in Hong Kong and the ones imitating the real estate exhibition bank lions, which are mostly applicable to enterprises.
3. The stone lions on both sides of the old front gate of the temple are left male and right female. The male lions open their mouths and stare at the believers; The mother lion is silent and protects her son, which reflects the characteristics of traditional society in which men are superior to women and perform their respective duties.
4. Generally, there is a pair of giant stone lions, one male and one female. The male lion's foot steps on the ball to represent power and agreement, and the female lion's foot steps on a small lion, indicating that the female is loyal to the world.
5. The lion's mouth is open and closed. Zhang means to make money and close means to keep it. Money only eats but does not vomit. It is also rumored that they are chanting Buddha names, one "A" and one "Mi".