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The eight auspicious symbols of Tibetan Buddhism appear often in Tibetan religious art and are believed to be the symbolic representation of the transient universe.  Many say that these signify the gifts that God made to the Buddha when he achieved nirvana. The Precious Parasol is believed to provide protection from all evil.  It symbolizes the wholesome activity of preserving beings from illness, harmful forces, obstacles and so forth in this life. It also represents the enjoyment of a feast of benefit under its cool shade. The White Conch Shell, which coils to the right, symbolizes the deep, far-reaching and melodious sound of the Dharma teachings...

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Sometimes finding the time to get to the yoga studio at a specific time every day just isn't in the cards. Check our the list of the best free online yoga videos you can do in the privacy of your home. Namaste.

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