Aṣṭa-maṅgala

The ‘eight auspicious symbols’, which are often depicted and worshipped. Śvetāmbaras and Digambaras have different lists but all of the symbols are believed to bring good luck. They can be found in many places, including rituals, temples, manuscripts, houses and on clothing.

Synonyms:
Eight auspicious symbols
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