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Buddhism Body Art Project: Dharma Wheel


The Buddhism Body Art Project is a gallery of Buddhist-themed tattoos sent in by About.com readers and others.
Dharma Wheel Tattoo

The Dharma Wheel, also called the dharma-chakra or dhamma chakka, is one of the most well-known symbols of Buddhism.

Owner: Jacqui Panek. Studio: Armory Studio, MA

The Dharma Wheel, one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols, also is one of the most recognized symbols of Buddhism. The Wheel has eight spokes, representing the Eightfold Path. According to tradition, the Dharma Wheel was first turned when the Buddha delivered his first sermon after his enlightenment.

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