Blue Rooster Pagoda (Cheonggyetap)

A. The nine layers of round stones at the top represent the Ninth Heaven which coordinates and directs all the divinities while seeing through the Three Realms of Heaven, Earth and Humanity.
B. Right above the lower body, there is an upper body which consists of the twenty-eight faces on seven quadrangular layers which respectively represent the deities in charge of the twenty-eight constellations. They are engraved on each face of the body.
C. On top of the pedestal, there is lower body which consists of three octagonal layers featuring a combined total of twenty-four faces which respectively represent the twenty-four deities in charge of the twenty-four seasonal divisions. They are engraved on each face of the body of pagoda.
D. On the third layer of the pedestal, twelve animals (the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig) are engraved to symbolize the twelve deities of the Chinese zodiac. They represent the twelve directions and twelve months.
E. On the second layer of the pedestal, the following four symbolic celestial animals are engraved: an Azure Dragon of the East, a White Tiger of the West, a Vermilion Bird of the South, and a Black Turtle of the North. They represent the four directions and four seasons and they also protect the order of the universe.
F. On the first layer of the pedestal, six engravings of 'Ox Seeking Pictures' depict a boy finding an ox. This is a metaphor for the cultivation process of realizing Daesoon Truth.