Lions of Buddha

[fu fogs, foo dogs, or shishi aka “the lion of buddha”]

[…drives away evil spirits and brings health and wealth.]

[…undamentally protective, strong, and courageous.]

[It is even said that when they are cubs, their mothers will throw them from cliffs, so that only the strongest survive.]

usually found in pairs of male + female guarding either side of a doorway/entrance.

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