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At the heart of Chinese mythology are four spiritual creatures (Sì Shòu 四獸) -- four celestial emblems -- each guarding a direction on the compass.

The four celestial animals, which have no connection with the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, are also the names of the four divisions of the sky [note..with seven constellations, see 28 Constellations].Bronze mirrors usually portray cosmological patterns and symbolism on the back.Those of the Tang period (618 - 906 AD) show all twelve, or sometimes the 28 or even 36 animals of the Chinese Zodiac, and those of an earlier period depict the four celestial emblems referred to above.= Four Heavenly Kings (of Buddhism)Four Guardians of the Four Compass Directions.Associated closely with China’s Five Element Theory.

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