Buddhist Symbols


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Buddhist Symbols, Iconography and Ritual Objects
The 8 Auspicious Symbols, Symbolic Hand Gestures (Mudras), Dharma Wheels (Dharmachaka), Seed-syllable (Om Mani Padme Hum), The Lotus Symbol, Footprint of the Buddha (buddhapada), Vajras (Thunderbolt), Diagrams (Mandalas), Beads (Malas), Ritual Bells, Tibetan Prayer Wheels, The Buddhist Flag.
Hand Mudras - Symbols of Deeper Meaning    The Eight Auspicious Symbols   


The Eight Auspicious Symbols
Buddhism has evolved over the centuries a complex, yet discernable scheme of symbolism which has found adequate expression in Buddhist art.


Buddhist symbolism - wikipedia.org
Buddhist symbolism is the use of Buddhist art to represent certain aspects of dharma, which began in the 4th century BCE. Anthropomorphic symbolism appeared from around the 1st century CE with the arts of Mathura and the Greco-Buddhist art of Gandhara, and were combined with the previous symbols.


EverLife's Wall of Symbols
The wall of this section is embedded with some of the most significant symbolic expressions of Buddhism. Icons such as these were derived from ancient languages that date back to a time Before the Common Era.


Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism
A Study in Spiritual Evolution: The eight auspicious symbols in the Buddhism religion. The symbols are: conch shell, lotus, wheel, parasol or umbrella, endless knot, pair of golden fish, victory banner, treasure vase. Various tibetan motifs depict these symbols which are also present in the Hinduism religion.