First Sermon—dharmachakra or wheel
Parinirvana or death—stupa
No. Events in the Symbols
1 Birth Elephant
Foot Print (newly born child)
2 Great Horse
Renunciation Begging Bowl
3 Enlightenment Bodhi Tree
4 Teachings Dharmmachakra
(Sermon) Lion–The Buddha"s reachings are referred as the
"The Great roar of the Lion"
Deer–First sermon at deer park [Foot Print–It
symbolise that many a places were purified as the
Buddha went there by walk.
5 Parinirvana Stupa
He advocated not a set of doctrines or dogmas but a rational scheme of
spiritual development. He rejected the infallibility of the Vedas, condemned
the bloody animal sacrifices, protested against the complicated, elaborate and
meaningless rituals, challenged the caste system and the priestly supremacy
and maintained an agnostic attitude towards god.
His Four Noble Truths (Chatvari Arya Satyani)