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Image in the mind of the Vietnamese Dragon

Image in the mind of the Vietnamese Dragon

In hundreds of thousands of precious objects are stored at the National History Museum, there are many artifacts and decorative dragon image is shown on all materials such as stone, bronze, ceramic ... especially the iconic Dragon on gold, and silver jewel ...

In hundreds of thousands of precious objects are stored at the National History Museum, there are many artifacts and decorative dragon image is shown on all materials such as stone, bronze, ceramic ... especially the iconic Dragon on gold, and silver jewel ...

Nguyen Dinh Chien, deputy director of the National History Museum, said: "Step into the 11th century that is entered Ly, Dragon decorative art in the newly shaped. And according to the literature only see Dragon from the Ly. This beautiful dragon, can be seen on the stone problem, brick and decorative leaf recommended architecture, brick tower in the rock material as well as earthenware, stable structure symmetrical nature. So far, we have seen many art item is decorated with dragon figure, however, have different conceptions of the Dragon before. Now, the iconic Dragon purely decorative block in the back and is a continuation without its original meaning. "

Li Rong from time to symbolize the dreams of the inhabitants of rice cultivation, his long and sleek curved body into smooth round. Images of the Dragon has long been a special significance in the cultural life of the spiritual beliefs Vietnam. Over the course of history so far, iconic Dragon has always been a vital part of the spiritual and cultural life.

Iconic Dragon appeared early on from the start of building, existing and evolving over time and become one of the leading figures of some of the art form Vietnam.

Li Rong image is often called the "Dragon Land" and often decorated with gentle appearance, flexibility. Dragon has no scales, no horns, tail, round to, is created based purely wire, foil, not on the clouds and waves. Dragon Ly often raised his head, his mouth wide open, on the edge of the mouth, the nose, elongated trunk bending a soft, high-rise, small-clawed towards the end.

But the image of Chen Rong seem more powerful, energetic, body fat Dragon, irregular undulations, fins, scales on the belly and not a body, mane head only 2 feet 3 nails ....

By Trinh Nguyen, iconic Dragon is still head of the sacred animals but was personified, was put into life as the mother colony formation Rong Rong children gather, catch prey Dragon, Dragon of the couple scenes. ..

Dragon Nguyen Dynasty back majesty symbolize spiritual strength. Dragon is shown in various poses.

Dragon image is also reflected in many areas such as lion dance in folk games, festivals, opening ... hoping Lan Rong bring happiness and good fortune. Or as in the construction of palaces, tombs, temples, shrines ... are geographers consider the circuit with the dragon decorated Dragon. Overall the image of the Dragon was indispensable presence in the lives of the Vietnamese people.

Today, in modern life, iconic Dragon has languished no meaningful spiritual supremacy as before. However, it is still the subject compositions in various fields such as architecture, sculpture, painting ... And somehow again, Dragon remains a part of the cultural life of Vietnam.

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