Category: Hindu Symbolism

Hindu Symbolism

The Symbolic Meaning of Lord Shiva and Parvati

Shiva is the most powerful of the three Gods in the Hindu Trimurti and also the most complex….

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The Symbolic Meaning of The Umbrella in Buddhism

According to mainstream Buddhism, the Umbrella or Parasol is a symbol of protection from illness…

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The Symbolic Meaning of the Conch Shell in Buddhism

Symbols used in Buddhism and other religions have hidden meanings. Organised groups give you one version which is a small piece of the jigsaw. The exoteric meaning you find on…

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The Symbolic Meaning of The Lotus Flower

The lotus flower is the most distinguished and recognisable symbol of Buddhism (and Hinduism)….

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The Symbolic Meaning of the Aum

Most people are probably familiar with the chant of Aum during meditation. It is also a symbol…

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The Symbolic Meaning of Brahma and Saraswati in Hindu Mythology

There are 33 Crore Gods (or 330 million – 1 Crore equals 10 million) in the Hindu Pantheon…

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The Symbolic Meaning of Lord Vishnu and Lakshmi

Of all the Hindu Gods, Vishnu is the most difficult to interpret. The roles in which Vishnu appears in Hindu…

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The Symbolic Meaning of Surya

Nobody told me decoding ancient symbolism would be easy and it does require a lot of digging, but it…