Buddhist Animal Symbols And Their Meanings

Phoenix bird as part of symbols of rebirth and reincarnation collection

Animals are valued as beings in Buddhism and the teachings of the Buddha extend to the way of dealing with animals as well. Here is the list of the most prominent Buddhist animal symbols you should know about. Lion The Lion has been a symbol of strength, bravery, and loyalty for centuries. In Buddhism, the … Continue reading the article

Buddhist Peace Symbols

A Pink Lotus Flower Illustration

Whether it is about the inner world of a person or his/her relations with the outside world, peace is an important concept in Buddhist faith. We have already established above that some of the eight auspicious symbols of Buddhism represent peace in our article here. Now, let’s move on to the other Buddhist peace symbols. … Continue reading the article

The Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism And Their Meanings

The Endless Knot, Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism Collection

There are eight auspicious symbols in Buddhism, which are also known as “the eight symbols of good fortune in Buddhism”, underlining the importance of achieving enlightenment through various teachings of Buddha. The Origins of The Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism While originally these symbols represented the offerings made to Buddha (Shakyamuni) by Hindu deities/gods for … Continue reading the article

Lotus Flower Meaning And Symbolism Explained In Detail

A Pink Lotus Flower, The Ancient Symbols List

Perhaps one of the most ancient symbols in the history of mankind, the lotus flower has been a centerpiece for symbolism in many religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. Here in this article, we will be examining the symbolism behind the lotus flower and what it means for these religions as well as other … Continue reading the article

Swastika Symbol, Its Meaning and History

Swastika , One of the Buddhist Peace Symbols

If you were to show anybody the swastika symbol and ask of its meaning, then they would likely speak of World War II and the symbol’s links with fascism and the Nazis. However, this was not the first recorded use of this symbol in history; in fact, the swastika dates back thousands of years and … Continue reading the article