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What does a white tiger symbolize?

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In Far Eastern mythology, the white tiger symbolizes both the ruling of the fall season and metals. All four mythical tigers carry magical strength, but the white tiger carries a serene presence as well.

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The white tiger is one of the five different tigers to symbolize cosmic forces in the world. All four of the mythical tigers symbolize the sun, summer and fire; however, each tiger has his own specific properties. Along with governing over the autumn season and metals, the white tiger also guards the cardinal direction of the west. The white tiger is renowned for its strength and majestic fierceness, and its serene energy makes it a powerful animal.

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