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Wheel of Life, Existence


 
Tibetan: srid pa'i 'khor lo
Sanskrit: bhava chakra

Product Code: G00735


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Symbolises the the endless cycle of death and rebirth of sentient beings. In the center of the wheel are depicted the black pig, symbolizing ignorance, a green snake (aversion, hatred) and a red rooster (passion, desire). The wheel is dividived in six sections (the six realms: god, demigod, human, animal, hungry ghost and hell being).
In the rim between the realms and the center are representations of good and bad actions.
In the outermost rim are depicted reprensentations of the twelve links.

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