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18+ Inspiring/Incredible Buddhist Symbols

An overview with original illustrations of all the Buddhist Symbols.

Bodhi Tree Buddhist Symbols

The site where Gautama Buddha achieved Bodhi (or spiritual enlightenment).

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Mandala

A spiritual and ritual symbol that represents the universe.

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Vajra

The word means both thunderbolt and diamond. It represents the properties of both and is one of the best Buddhist symbols.

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The Lotus Flower

Represents purity and beauty.

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Dharma Wheel (Dharmachakra)

Symbolizes Buddha’s path to Nirvana. It also represents the Four Noble Truths and The Noble Eightfold Path.

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Stupa

A Buddhist shrine that is used as a place of meditation.

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Parasol

A symbol of both protection and royalty.

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Treasure Vase

Symbolizes storage and the satisfaction of material desires. It is believed to attract wealth and bring harmony.

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Victory Banner

Symbolizing Buddha’s enlightenment and the triumph of knowledge over ignorance.

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Conch

A symbol of power, authority and sovereignty. Believed to ward off evil spirits and natural disasters.

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Ghanta

A ritual tool representing feminine power, wisdom, receptiveness, and the voice of Buddha.

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Buddha’s Eyes

Symbolizing the omniscience of a aBuddha.

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Goldenfish

Symbolize happiness, fertility, and abundance.

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Buddhist Swastika

A mark representing auspiciousness and good fortune.

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Wind Horse

A symbol of well-being and good fortune.

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Garuda

A divine bird-like creature who acts as protector.

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Tiger

Acts as protector and is associated with compassion and generosity.

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Snow Lion

This Buddhist symbol represents power, fearlessness, and joy.

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The Buddhist Flag

Symbolizes and universally represents Buddhism.

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