Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings
Zen Buddhism

What is the symbol of Buddhism?

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August 28, 2013 11:44PM

The eight-spoked Dharmacakra. The eight spokes represent the Noble Eightfold Path of Buddhism.

Other symbols such as the lotus flower are often used.


There is no one symbol like the Christians cross that represents Buddhism. Many symbols are used in Buddhist iconography.