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Wheel Of Life Collection

The Wheel of Life, also known as the Wheel of Samsara, is a profound concept deeply rooted in Buddhist philosophy

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Wheel of life (wheel of Samsara), Kopan monastery, Bhaktapur, Nepal, Asia

Wheel of life (wheel of Samsara), Kopan monastery, Bhaktapur, Nepal, Asia

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Wheel of life (wheel of Samsara), Kopan monastery, Bhaktapur, Nepal, Asia

Wheel of life (wheel of Samsara), Kopan monastery, Bhaktapur, Nepal, Asia

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Wheel of Life, Tibetan Art, China, Asia

Wheel of Life, Tibetan Art, China, Asia

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Wheel of life wall art

Wheel of life wall art, Tikse (Tiksay) gompa (monastery), Tikse (Tiksay), Ladakh, Indian Himalaya, India, Asia

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Tibetan Buddhist wheel of life rock sculpture at Dazu Rock Carvings, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Tibetan Buddhist wheel of life rock sculpture at Dazu Rock Carvings, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chongqing Municipality, Fujian Province, China, Asia

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Wall painting of the wheel of life, Punakha Dzong, Bhutan, Asia

Wall painting of the wheel of life, Punakha Dzong, Bhutan, Asia

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Wheel of life wall art

Wheel of life wall art, Tikse (Tiksay) gompa (monastery), Tikse (Tiksay), Ladakh, Indian Himalaya, India, Asia

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Paro Dzong, Paro, Bhutan, Asia

Paro Dzong, Paro, Bhutan, Asia

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Wheel of Samsara, Dashang Kagyu Ling congregation, Temple of the Thousand Buddhas

Wheel of Samsara, Dashang Kagyu Ling congregation, Temple of the Thousand Buddhas, La Boulaye, Bourgogne, France, Europe

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Bhutan, Trongsa. Vajrayana Buddhist painting in monastery

Bhutan, Trongsa. Vajrayana Buddhist painting in monastery
An intricate Vajrayana Buddhist painting inside Trongsa Dzong, Bhutan. The painting features the typical Buddhist colours of blue, red, green

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Pala style Stele with Crowned Buddha, Northeast India, 10th-11th century (phyllite)

Pala style Stele with Crowned Buddha, Northeast India, 10th-11th century (phyllite)
3088593 Pala style Stele with Crowned Buddha, Northeast India, 10th-11th century (phyllite) by Indian School; height: 60 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Wheel of life (wheel of Samsara) depicting Hell, Kopan monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Wheel of life (wheel of Samsara) depicting Hell, Kopan monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Wheel of life (wheel of Samsara) showing rooster, snake and pig, Kopan monastery

Wheel of life (wheel of Samsara) showing rooster, snake and pig, Kopan monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Tibetan painting of the wheel of transmigratory existence

Tibetan painting of the wheel of transmigratory existence
A Tibetan painting of the wheel of transmigratory existence. The images are, from the top clockwise: Gods, Demigods, tormented spirits, hells, animals, human

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Roof detail, Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China

Roof detail, Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Bhutan, Punaka. A Wheel of Life painting covers a wall at Punaka Dzong in Bhutan

Bhutan, Punaka. A Wheel of Life painting covers a wall at Punaka Dzong in Bhutan

Background imageWheel Of Life Collection: Buddhist symbols, Paro, Bhutan, Asia

Buddhist symbols, Paro, Bhutan, Asia



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The Wheel of Life, also known as the Wheel of Samsara, is a profound concept deeply rooted in Buddhist philosophy. Found in various forms across Asia, this symbolic representation depicts the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth. One can witness the mesmerizing beauty of the Wheel of Life at Kopan Monastery in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Nestled amidst serene surroundings, this monastery showcases intricate artwork that portrays the eternal journey of existence. Similarly, Tibetan Art in China unveils its own interpretation of this ancient symbol through vibrant colors and meticulous details. Dazu Rock Carvings in China's UNESCO World Heritage Site presents a remarkable rock sculpture depicting the Tibetan Buddhist wheel of life. This masterpiece serves as a testament to human creativity and devotion to spiritual enlightenment. From wall paintings adorning Punakha Dzong in Bhutan to Paro Dzong's captivating artistry, one cannot escape the allure of these magnificent depictions. The wheel comes alive on these walls with vivid hues and intricate patterns that invite contemplation on life's transient nature. Dashang Kagyu Ling congregation's Temple of Thousand Buddhas proudly displays their rendition of the Wheel of Samsara. Here devotees find solace while reflecting upon their own journeys within this vast cosmic cycle. In Trongsa, Bhutan lies a Vajrayana Buddhist painting within an ancient monastery - an embodiment of faith passed down through generations. Its presence reminds us that spirituality transcends time and connects us all. Lastly, Northeast India houses a Pala style Stele with Crowned Buddha dating back to 10th-11th century CE. Crafted from phyllite stone by skilled artisans long ago; it stands as a testament to both artistic prowess and religious devotion throughout history. These diverse representations serve as reminders for introspection - urging us to reflect upon our actions and strive for liberation from suffering. The Wheel Of Life continues its timeless rotation, guiding us towards enlightenment and offering a glimpse into the profound depths of existence.