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Meaning of the Buddhist flag

Colonel Henry Steele Olcott


 

Col. Olcott, and the International Buddhist Flag. Most exness people (outside of Sri Lanka, where they have statues of him in public places) do not realize that an American, Col. Henry Steele Olcott (1832-1907) is indeed the designer of the Buddhist flag, among his many other contributions.

 

 

                            Blue: Loving kindness, peace exness là gì and universal compassion

 

                            Yellow: The Middle Path - avoiding extremes, emptiness

 

                            Red: The blessings đăng nhập exness of practice - achievement, wisdom, virtue, fortune and dignity

 

                            White: The purity of Dharma - leading to liberation, outside of time or space

 

                            Orange: The Buddha's teachings - wisdom

Vietnamese Buddhism has a long history of more than 2000 years. Its origin dates back đăng nhập exness to the 3rd century B.C., when numerous Buddhist missions were sent abroad by Emperor Asoka to disseminate Lord Buddha’s Teachings in such distant countries beyond the borders of India as those in Africa, West and Central Asia as well as South East Asia including Malaysia, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and North Vietnam, which was known then as Giao Chau ( modern Bac Ninh province ).

 

 

 

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