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Dancing Monkey in Bamboo Root

Dancing Monkey in Bamboo
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China is the largest producer of bamboo with over 1/3 of all known species native to the area. For Chinese, it is a symbol of long life and is one of the revered Four Plants-the others being; orchid, plum and chrysanthemum. Bamboo also symbolizes the three most influential concepts of Chinese legacy; Buddha, Confucius, and Lao Tzu. The Bamboo root divination has many adherents in China. In this form, people throw two pieces of bamboo root on the ground and determine whether the grace of the lady luck would bless them or will fly past them based by the side the pieces land.

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