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The Byakko

Byakko as it is called in Japanese culture is also known as Bai Hu in Chinese culture which translates to mean roughly White Tiger or Jade Tiger.

Byakko is God of the West, presiding over the autumn season. It is also thought to be the incarnation of Metal in the Five Elements of Feng Shui. In Chinese mythology, it is usually potrayed as the king of all animals or lord of the mountains and the God of War.

Considered to be one of the four emblems of royalty in China. The Tiger is a symbol of protector or preserver, associated with the generals of the army. This symbol of the Tiger is made into a white jade ornament and given to them.

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