He-He Er Xian
|He-He Er Xian|
A statue of He and He
|Literal meaning||Harmonious-&-United 2 Immortals|
He-He Er Xian, translated as the Immortals of Harmony and Union and as the Two gods of Harmony and Union, are two Taoist immortals. They are popularly associated with happy marriages. He and He are typically depicted as boys holding a lotus flower (荷, hé) and a box (盒, hé).
Statue of He and He in the Taoist temple Chang-Chun ("Eternal Spring"), Wuhan
He He Erxian as painted by Wang Wen, Ming dynasty
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