In Japanese culture, the cherry blossom signifies the cycle of life and death. Beyond this, the beautiful pink flower is admired during the spring in Japan and to welcome the New Year. More »

Cherry blossoms symbolize the arrival of spring, beauty, the fragility of life, the honor of a lost loved one, love, wisdom and the path of enlightenment. The meaning of cherry blossoms varies throughout western, Japanes... More »

In traditional Japanese tattoos, a cherry blossom tree or flower represents a reverence for life, the transience of being and sadness at the passing of things. However, the cherry blossom tattoo can have several other me... More »

Because of its brilliantly colorful but short blooming season of about 1 to 2 weeks, the Japanese cherry blossom has come to symbolize the beauty and the transience of life. The cherry blossom is also associated with Jap... More »

Throughout history in Japan, the cherry blossom has symbolized the circle of life. In Japanese, the cherry blossom is called sakura. More »

Cherries symbolize a number of meanings, including the cycle of life, death and rebirth, as well as reproduction. The meanings embodied by cherries have varied through history, and the fruit and its blossoms hold differe... More »

The scarab beetle, or dung beetle, is associated with death and rebirth or eternal life. Though the best-known culture revering scarab beetles was ancient Egypt, the scarab beetle is a widespread symbol throughout the an... More »