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What is Eight Lucky Signs or Tashi Tage in Tibetan?

The Eight Auspicious Symbols is the most famous set of symbols in Tibetan Buddhism. The symbols or “symbolic attributes” (Tibetan: ཕྱག་མཚན་, THL: chaktsen) are yidam and teaching tools. Eight is a symbol of infinity and a constant flow of energy and power. It is often related to material wealth, money, and success in business. Also, number 8 is representing pleasures, and the dark side of this figure is just that – excessive usage of vices.

Eight Lucky Signs or Tashi Tagein Tibetan Symbols

  1. The tiered golden Dug (Parasol) is a symbol representing the Buddha Which will help protect our hearts from all desires Like an umbrella that helps protect people from the heat of sunlight.
  2. The banner of victory. Gyaltsen (Banner of Victory) is a symbol of victory that goodness over evil.
  3. Sernya goldfish (A pair of Golden Fish) is a symbol of reincarnation and also means to see and perceive without obstacles. Like a fish that can be seen in turbid water
  4. Conch Shell Dhunkar (Conch Shell) is a symbol representing the reverberation of Dharma.
  5. Bhumpa Vase (Vase) is a symbol of wealth, good health and longevity.
  6. Peme lotus flower (Lotus) is a symbol of enlightenment. It is like a lotus flower that is made up of mud, but is still pure and clean.
  7. Knot of Etenity Paibheu (also known as Lucky Net), which has no beginning and no ending. Comparable to eternity
  8. Dharma Choekyi Khorlo (The Whell of Dharma) is a symbol of the teachings of the Lord Buddha.
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