The Koi fish is pure perseverance – Koi swimming upstream can be interpreted as showing perseverance because of the fact that the Koi does not “go with the flow”. This can show a person how to be strong in the face of adversity and develop strength of character or purpose. The Carp can also represents wisdom, knowledge, longevity, and loyalty.
Strength in time of adversity – Koi fish also symbolizes persistence and the willingness to go on even though it is being swept away. It also symbolizes surpassing obstacles. The Koi fish swimming upriver can show how to overcome various obstacles and how come win victory over outside influences.
The Japanese Koi fish – Koi fish, or “colorful carp”), are ornamental domesticated varieties of the common carp. Koi in Japanese tattooing plays an important role in both Chinese and Japanese myths, legends, and stories. In many of the Japanese and Chinese stories, Koi are transformed through their efforts and perseverance, able to climb waterfalls or become dragons. The Koi as a symbol that represents perseverance in the face of adversity and strength of character or purpose. The Carp can also represents wisdom, knowledge, longevity, and loyalty.
Japanese Koi fish tattoos – Koi fish, or “brocaded carp”), are ornamental common carp. The Koi fish in Japanese tattooing plays a vital role in both Chinese and Japanese legends, and stories. In many of the Japanese and Chinese legends, Koi are transformed through their efforts over time. If a Koi Fish climbs a Dragon Gate on the Yellow River it would be transformed into a dragon. it is said to mean good fortune or luck. An example of koi means “love, affection” and koi are therefore symbols of love and friendship in Japan: a good example is the short story Koi-san by Mukoda Kuniko.
varieties of koi fish include:Traditional Japanese Tattoos
Kohaku – a red pattern with white-skinned Koi,
Taisho Sanshoku (Sanke) – a white-skinned Koi with a red and black pattern
Showa Sanshoku (Showa) – a black-skinned Koi with a red and white pattern
Tancho – koi with the red being in a circle on its forehead.
Asagi – a Koi with red scales on its bottom and light blue scales on its top
Shusui – Asagi the partially scaled version
Bekko – a white, red, or yellow-skinned Koi with a black pattern
Utsurimono – a black Koi with a red, white, or yellow pattern
Goshiki – a mostly black Koi with red, white, brown, and blue accents
Ogon – Koi known colors – red, orange, platinum, yellow and cream that is one solid color, can be regular or metallic.
Kin Gin Rin – Koi Fish with shiny scales. “Gold Silver Scales” There are also Gin Rin versions of almost any other type of koi.
Kawarimono (kawarigoi) – Miscellaneous types of Koi
Doitsu-goi – German Carp
Koromo – Koi with areas of blue-edged scales aligned neatly
Originally posted 2017-07-06 05:06:23.