Flowers in Chinese Culture: Folklore, Poetry, Religion
- About the Book
Flowers and blossoms are intricate and dainty, beautiful and transient. Marking the passing of the seasons while flourishing in radiant splendor, they open our hearts to beauty, provide creative inspiration, and connect us to the divine. Each culture has its own unique symbolism and lore associated with its flowers. Flowers in Chinese Culture presents the subtle and potent relevance of thirty flowering plants in Chinese Daoist culture, exploring religion, literature, folklore, and sayings. A delight to behold, it is a treasure trove of learning and insight.