Buddhism

Basic Symbols of Buddhism

Lotus Flowers
Lotus Flowers

Lotus flower stands for a state of purity associated with behavior, speech, heart and mind and beyond the water surfaces of cravings and attachments. Buddhists follow these virtues of lotus flower in order to attain enlightenment.

Wheel of Life
Wheel of Life

Wheel of life in Buddhism represents the cycle of death and life.

Bodhi Tree
Bodhi Tree

Bodhi tree represents the tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment in the past.

The Stupas
The Stupas

The stupas stand for peace and blessings. Most of the stupas are holy monuments accompanied with relics and scared objects.

Footprints of the Buddha
Footprints of the Buddha

The footprints represent the physical appearance of the Buddha on the earth.

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