The mark of the cherry blossoms on the forehead signifies marriage, while the mark of the cross signifies divorce.
It is then that Ranma tries to figure out the of this technique, in an attempt to counterattack.
This procedure was to test the unity of the orthodox and unorthodox schools of martial arts tea ceremony.
He cleared his throat and gave the dragon an apologetic smile.
It is learned that the exposure to the whirlwind will increase the growth of the dragon and the consumption of dragon flesh will grant immortality.