The Beauty in the Name

The Mythical One

Kirin or Qilin, isa chinese mythical hooved chimerian creature that is said to appear in chinese history long time ago. Many of the people believes that this creature brings a good charm to the community. The appearances of Kirin is believed started since 122 BC ago. Today, the same word is used for mythical animal in both Korean and Japanese. there are some philosophical theories describes Qilin as the basis of judgement and desicion makings. In ritual dancings, the Qilin dance is hard to practice because of the weight of the head, it's hard to balance while moving.

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