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|Antique Buddhist Auspicious Symbols Tibetan Rug with nice variations in orange. Note the Bat and Sword. Free flowing khatas-a tibetan scarf. The orange field generally is considered strictly monastic, and the education motif is special. mid level.
This beautiful Blue Lotus is a symbol of the victory of the spirit over the senses, and signifies the wisdom of knowledge. It is the preferred flower of Manjushri, the bodhisattva of wisdom.
The Sword is for super natural power. The Pair of Castanets is the symbol for theatrical arts. Books are learning and poetry. The Scroll is the symbol of painting and writing.
The Bat is the emblem of good fortune. When something is depicted upside-down it means it has arrived, so the common depiction of an upside-down bat symbolizes good fortune has arrived.
The Five Qualities of Enjoyment are offerings, as when they come into contact with our senses, they give rise to the negative consequences of attachment and craving: The Mirror is a symbol for visual form.The Lute symbolises sound.The Incense Burner represents smell.The Fruit refers to for taste.The Silk relates to touch. In offering these qualities, one meditates on their nature and the intention of abandoning craving.