The Chinese tree of life. In Chinese mythology, a carving of a Tree of Life depicts a phoenix and a dragon; the dragon often represents immortality. A Taoist story tells of a tree that produces a peach every three thousand years. The one who eats the fruit receives immortality.
2004 Canada Post - Year of the monkeyRichly detailed illustrations bring an intensity and vividness to Canada Post's eighth Lunar New year stamp depicting adventures of the spirited Monkey King from the popular Chinese tale "Journey to the West." :