The name ‘Shou Lao’ originally comes from ‘Lao Shou Xing’. In East Asia, the canopus was believed to be the Star of Longevity ?Lao Shou Xing?. It was believed that this star came down to the earth and became the God of Longevity, Shou Lao.
The canopus or ?Star of Longevity’ can be seen in the southern hemisphere and rarely appear in the northern hemisphere. It was believed that seeing this star was regarded auspicious and would bring longevity to the person. Also it was believed that appearing ...
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