National Geographic : 1950 Feb
John Gutmann from Pix 224 Spectacles and Whiskers Dignify an Herb Doctor The old man's placid face reflects confidence inhis "medicine shop" (sign inrear). He sells roots, seeds, bark, and many kinds ofpills. Others like him specialize inbloodletting. On theleft, apilgrim pauses at aTaoist temple tothrust a rice offering into the mouth of aprimitive stone lion. Next he will visit aBuddhist temple. Taoism and Buddhism are mutually tolerant; inmany re spects they are ablend. Insome villages they borrow each other's gods. Atvarious shrines their temples are neighbors.