Tibetan 8 Auspicious Symbols
About Asupicious Symbol
Umbrella, Golden Fish, Vase of Treasure, lotus Flower,Right-coiled Conch, Endless Knot, Victory Banner, Dharma Wheel were among the early symbols that were grouped together. These eight lucky signs are referred to as the offerings of the gods to Shakyamuni Buddha right after he attained enlightenment in Buddhism.
Intoduction to 8 Auspicious Symbols
This ColourFull Auspicious Symbols set is a nice addition to any shrine.
The Umbrella represents the activity of keeping health intact and freedom from disease and harmful forces as well as sufferings of temporary and lengthy periods in the 3 lower realms.
The Golden Fish represent the auspiciousness of beings being without fear, migrating through the ocean of suffering(samsara) with a spontaneous, free ease.
The Vase of Treasure represents longevity, wealth and prosperity and all benefits of worldly and liberated.
The Lotus Flower represents purification of the three doors and blossoming of virtuous activity in the state bliss-emptiness.
The Right-coiled Conch represents the deep, far reaching and melodious sounding qualities of Dharma teachings, meeting the various levels of acumen and predispositions, awakening beings from the sleep of ignorance, urging them to accomplish welfare of beings.
The Endless Knot represents Buddha's teachings on the ever-continuing nature of the 12 links of dependent origination, triggering Samsara, but also represents the infinite wisdom of the Buddha.
The Victory Banner represents when the gods placed a banner of victory, commemorating and celebrating Buddha's victorious accomplishment having finally defeated the armies of mara, and attaining Enlightenment.
The Dharma Wheel represents the teachings Buddha gave, with the specific spokes representing the eight-fold Noble path.
Size: 21.5cm(Height) and 21.5cm(Base)
Total Weight: 7.184kg
Materials: Copper, Stones, Silver Plated, Gold Plated
Each set of teachings Buddha gave was known as a turning of the wheel.