The Symbolic Meaning Of Stag and Deer
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The Symbolic Meaning Of Stag and Deer

In the mainstream – or exoteric circle – the stag/deer is recognised as a symbol of spiritual authority. More precisely, the symbolic meaning of the stag is given as regeneration, intuition and gentleness. These interpretations of the symbolism are not entirely wrong. However, they only give you a small piece of the jigsaw. Subsequently, the…

The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism 
Buddhist Symbolism

The Four Noble Truths of Buddhism 

Buddhist legend says that when Gautama Buddha meditated under a Peepal Tree and reached nirvana in Bodh Gaya, east India, he realised “four noble truths.”  History records that after some deliberation, the enlightened prince Siddhartha returned to Sarnath re-join the five friends that had accompanied him in the early stages of his quest to find…

The Symbolic Meaning of the Endless Knot in Buddhism
Buddhist Symbolism

The Symbolic Meaning of the Endless Knot in Buddhism

The Endless Knot is perhaps the most complex of Buddhist symbols to understand. The orthodox meaning is typically shallow, and the true meaning is complicated. However, I will do my best to explain in terms that can be easily understood. The symbol of the Endless Knot in Buddhism has several names; the eternal knot, the…