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Four Elements Water – Rocks – Plants – Architecture Shan Shui - Mountains and Water “digging ponds and piling rocks”
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Shan Shui - Mountains and Water Water - Shui Arteries of the Earth fluidity/softness of the water in contrast to the solidity of the rocks Reflections in water
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Mountains - Shan Chinese Scholar’s Rocks - Skeleton of the Earth These sculptural stones represent wisdom and immortality . Shan Stones from Tai Hu (Grand Lake) west of Suzhou, popular during the Song and Ming Dynasties
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Stone Paving Gardens of China Early Plant Collections
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Gardens of China Plant Meanings Lotus The sacred lotus, Nelumbo nucifera, symbolizes purity, with lovely white and pink blossoms emerging from the mud
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