Created 3-Oct-07
Modified 20-Jan-10
9 photos
Visited November 11, 1984

The golden dragon figurines were/are on display in the old/new Suzhou Museum. See "Les Jets des Dragons" by Edouard Chavannes (Paris 1919) for more on this Taoist practice.

Thomas H. Hahn
Ithaca, NY
A defunct building, and Lake Tai beyondInscription near the entrance to the Grotto ILonger inscription near the entrance to the GrottoDeclaring the grotto the 9th Grotto-HeavenAn arrangement of devotional paper-made deities inside the GrottoSmall golden dragons as gift tokens to appease the Dragon God to produce abundant rains ISmall golden dragons as gift tokens to appease the Dragon God to produce abundant rains II