Buddhist flag has six colors representing the six colored lights which the Buddha radiated at the time of complete enlightenment. The horizontal stripes represent harmony, peace, and happiness in the world. And the vertical stripes show the continuous tranquility of the Buddhist community.
The Buddhist flag in its entirety signifies the indivisibility of all sentient beings regardless of situation, race, nationality, class, color and so forth. For all sentient beings have within them the seed of omniscience and each has the capacity and potential for enlightenment.
- sewn from individual colored fabric strips
- Size: 93 x 82 cm
- Material: Polyester
Representation of the five colors:
- Blue symbolises universal compassion, peace, and happiness.
- Yellow displays the Middle Way, free from the extremes of permanence and nihilism.
- Red is symbol of the blessings and excellent realization from practice and virtuous merit.
- White displays genuine accomplishment without flaws or stains, the purity and liberation.
- Maroon symbolises the power of wisdom and the majestic brilliance of the dharma’s rich essential meaning.