The Flower of LifeLight
The male Fu Dog stands on the right side of the door with a sphere, a floral design carved on it, held under his right paw representing The Flower Of Life. carved with a geometric pattern known in the West as the “Flower of life
One of the Fu Dogs that guards the entrance to the Forbidden City in Beijing, China has a 3D Flower of Life under its paw and is sitting on a square pedestal with a square rug on it rotated 45 degrees forming the 8-pointed star (16 pointed if you include those that point inward as well).
Essentially, this figure which is considered to be the "protector of the knowledge", (like the Sphinx in Egypt), encodes the fundamental geometry of the quantum vacuum fluctuations that make up the very fabric of space-time... statues of guardian lions have traditionally stood in front of Chinese Imperial palaces, government offices, temples, and the homes of government officials and the wealthy, from the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220), and were believed to have powerful mythic protective benefits.