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Iconographic Representations of the Five Elements

Summary The five elements are one of the prime organising principles of Tibetan Buddhism, being represented by a range of colours, shapes and symbols. Strict conventions govern the use and expression of such elements and these are passed down from generation to generation. The relevant symbology... Full description

1st Person: Zhang, Lan
Source: in Tibet Journal Vol. 38, No. 3-4 (2013), p. 21-34
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2013
Online: Volltext
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