The Tree of Life
The Tree of Life is known as the Bhodi-tree and is believed to be the Tree of Enlightenment. It was under this tree that the Buddha reached enlightenment so it is seen as a very sacred symbol and illustrates the concept of interconnectedness within our universe. It is a timeless symbol of our connections to everything around us, and a powerful reminder that our own happiness and health.
The endless knot is a piece of imagery present throughout many ancient cultures and beliefs. In Buddhism the knot serves as a symbol of the Buddha's endless wisdom and compassion in addition to eternal harmony. When applied to the Buddha's teachings it represents the endless cycle of rebirth.
Mandala symbol in the Sanskrit language is “Circle”, and it’s useful for representing the universe. It also represents the circle of our life as well as the patterns of nature. In Meditation, the mandala signifies harmony and unity of our body and mind. A useful method is to hang or place a mandala in front of you and focus the eyes on the midpoint.
Yin & Yang
This symbol holds its roots in Taoism/Daoism, a Chinese religion and philosophy, later assumed by Buddhism. Though opposite in nature, the Yin Yang’s components are complementary: neither is superior, and one cannot exist without the other. Everything in nature is based upon this dualistic principle. The key to existence, therefore, is balanced energy, with no single element dominating over the other. Thus, the Yin Yang the only true path to harmony is through balance.
The Lotus Flower
The lotus flower, Buddhist symbol of it remaining pure when surrounded by filth purity. In addition, the lotus serves as a symbol of birth and represents the divine origin of deities. The shape of the lotus is used to denote the purity of a space and the presence of the Buddha.
The swastika was always a symbol of peace It’s representative of the footprints of the Buddha. It is an aniconic symbol for the Buddha in many parts of Asia and a homologous with the dhamma wheel. The shape symbolizes eternal cycling, a theme found in samsara doctrine of Buddhism.