Two Of The Eight Auspicious Symbols In Tibetan Buddhism


I love symbolism, you can say so much on so many levels with a picture. I will be transferring the designs to 300 weight, hot press, acid free, cotton paper. It’s really smooth and heavy, no buckling and the paint/ink goes on evenly. Presents for a friend xox

Chakras (Skt. Chakra; Tib. `khor lo) play an important role in the main surviving branch of Indian Vajrayana, Tibetan Buddhism. They play a pivotal role in completion stage practices, where an attempt is made to bring the subtle winds of the body into the central channel, to realise the clear light of bliss and emptiness, and to attain Buddhahood. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chakra#Vajrayana

The golden wheel symbolises the auspiciousness of the turning of the precious wheel of Buddha’s doctrine, both in its teachings and realizations, in all realms and at all times, enabling beings to experience the joy of wholesome deeds and liberation. http://www.buddhanet.net/e-learning/history/b8symbol.htm

The endless knot ( Shrivatsa; Tibetan Dpal be’u) The auspicious drawing symbolises the mutual dependence of religious doctrine and secular affairs. Similarly, it represents the union of wisdom and method, the inseparability of emptiness and dependent arising at the time of path, and finally, at the time of enlightenment, the complete union of wisdom and great compassion.

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