My origin, according to the
The dragon is seen everywhere even in the Mekong delta. This river born in the foothills of the Himalayas (Tibet)
divides into nine branches or nine dragons to throw itself in the
Cochinchina (or Nam Bộ).
That is why this region is called Cửu Long (or Nine Dragons in
It is also the symbol of the husband, the fiance and
more generally the man. As for the woman, she is represented by the
phenix. That is why when we want to make allusion to a marriage, we
often associate a dragon with a phenix on a piece of embroidery or a
sculpted panel. It is also this association that poets evoke in
their poems to talk about marital happiness and shared joy.
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