Dragon's Head


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Dragon’s Head

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Dragon’s head is an alternate term for the north lunar node. As a point where eclipses occur, the lunar nodes were linked to ancient mythological notions about a celestial dragon that swallowed and regurgitated the Sun—hence the name.

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Another teenager in the group, Gerald Bayon, wore the dragon's head after the performance for the crowd's photos.
In a statement on Facebook, South Wales Police Bridgend and Vale of Glamorgan wrote: "We are appealing for information following the theft of a large wooden dragon's head. Anyone with information is asked to call us on 101."
A Dragon's Head and a Serpent's Tail: Ming China and the First Great East Asian War, 1592-1598 is for any college-level library strong in Asian history and culture.
A dragon's head and a serpent's tail; Ming China and the first great East Asian war, 1592-1598.
William Lindesay; THE GREAT WALL REVISITED FROM THE JADE GATE TO OLD DRAGON'S HEAD; Harvard University Press $0.00 ISBN: 9780674031494
This game is similar to Crack the Whip, but the added suspense of escaping the dragon's head makes it a great chase game also.
Yesterday, Chief Constable Bernard Hogan-Howe spotted the eye of the dragon's head on the lead boat, a sign of good luck.
The student liaison team also ensured the college looked the part by making a traditional dragon's head out of papier mache to get everyone in the mood.
Demonstrate this idea by making horns for a dragon's head. First, pull and shape the horns.
When the brotherhood's ancient symbol of leadership, the Dragon's Head Baton, vanishes, Lok and Big D realise control of the Triads lies with the man who can retrieve the artefact.
Before he began dancing, he had a large dragon's head tattooed on his shoulder.
A thousand Viking guizers assemble at Hillhead in the Shetlands to throw burning torches into a longship, ending the Up Helly Aa Viking festivalLeft, Victorious driver Jean-Michel Bazire of France crossing the finish line on Kesaco Phedo in the 83th Prix d'Amerique trotting race in Vincennes, outside Paris; top, A dragon's head during the celebrations for the Chinese New Year in London's Trafalgar SquareTop, A man walks through heavy snow in Lerwick as blizzard storms hit the island; top right, a Russian Orthodox believer gets out of the icy water of a lake near Valdai-Iverskiy Monastery in Valdai, Novgorod region, some 250 miles northeast of Moscow.