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Eight Auspicious Symbols

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Ashta-mangala, Eight Auspicious Signs of Buddhism: (First row, l->r): The precious Umbrella, Pair of golden fish, White Conch, (Second row), Treasure Vase, Lotus, (Last row) Infinite knot, Victory Banner and wheel. Leh, India.
Eight Auspicious Symbols Or Eight Lucky Signs
1. Umbrella
2. Fish
3. Treasure vase
4. Lotus
5. Conch
6. (long-life)-knot
7. Banner of victory
8. Dharma wheel
Eight Auspicious Symbols (ashtamangala)
1. parasol (symbol of royal dignity)
2. two fish (symbol of the universal monarch)
3. conch shell (symbol of victory in battle)
4. lotus blossom (symbol of purity)
5. vase of sacred water (the nectar of immortality)
6. furled banner (symbol of victory of spirituality)
7. knot of eternity
8. wheel of the Dharma


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