Lion is the incarnation of power, wisdom and justice. He is the king of all animals, strong, sovereign, solar symbol. Sometimes, in contrary, his extreme pride leads him to a tyranny. His symbolism balances between admiration and intolerance. Krishna, Buddha (lion of Shakya) and Christ (lion of Judah) are called lions. As symbol of justice, he is a guarantor of the material and spiritual power.  Statues of  lions decorated the thrones of king Solomon, kings of France and medieval Bishops.  Lion serves as the throne to Buddha. Continue reading Lion