He-He er xian

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A china statue in a Hong Kong museum
He and He in Taoist temple Chang-Chun ("Eternal Spring") in Wuhan

He-He er xian (Chinese: 和合二仙; pinyin: Hé-Hé èr xiān, i.e. "Two immortals [named] Hé and Hé"), also known as the "Immortals of Harmony (和) and Union (合)" or "the two spirits of Harmony and Union" are two Taoist immortals. They are popularly associated with a happy marriage.

He and He are typically depicted as boys holding a lotus flower (荷, ) and a box (盒, ).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Welch, Patricia Bjaaland (2008). Chinese art: a guide to motifs and visual imagery. Tuttle Publishing. p. 270.