The Eight Auspicious Symbols

Inside all of the Kadampa World Peace Temples, as well as decorating many Kadampa centers throughout the world, are the Eight Auspicious Symbols. These symbols show how to progress along that Buddhist path that leads to freedom from suffering and the permanent inner peace of enlightenment.

It is very meaningful to memorize the profound meaning of each symbol based on Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso's explanation, shown below each one.

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