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What is the symbol of strength in Japanese culture?

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There are a number of symbols of strength-- These are the only ones I know about. One is a dragonfly-- a katsumushi or the "invincible insect", was a warriors favorite. another is the elephant--it is a symbol of strength of mind, a samurai's sword is also a symbol of power and strength and the carp is also a symbol of strength and courage. Each year on the fifth day of the fifth month, carp kites are flown outside homes to represent each child. "To my way of thinking" and I am not sure it is the same way of thinking for the Japanese but a carp represents a child and on that 5th day-- celebration is honoring their children whom they look as their strength of the future.

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