- Mythical Number: #3816
- Culture: Chinese and Japanese
- Behaviour: Friendly and Dangerous
The White Tiger is the counterpart to the Azure Dragon and features in Feng Shui. The White Tiger symbolizes the Yin energy in objects while the Azure Dragon symbolizes the Yang. The White Tiger is said to be inferior the Azure Dragon that should be made more powerful than the tiger. This can be done by having the right side of a house higher than the left side. The right side contains the power of the Azure Dragon and the left side contains the power of the White Tiger. It is said to be very inauspicious to see White Tiger whilst gambling. According to legend, the White Tiger was born when after 500 years of living the orange tiger changed its colour to white. The White Tiger is associated with the west and autumn. It would only appear when there was peace in the world. The other four cardinal creatures are Black Tortoise of the north, Azure Dragon of the east, and Vermillion Bird of the south.
Also known as Byakko in Japan, Baekho in Korea and Bach Ho in Vietnam.
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