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The endless knot or eternal knot

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The endless knot or eternal knot

Moreover, it represents the intertwining of wisdom and compassion, the mutual dependence of religious doctrine and secular affairs, the union of wisdom and method, the inseparability of emptiness and dependent co-arising), and the union of wisdom and compassion in enlightenment. It is also symbolic of knot symbolism in linking ancestors and omnipresence and the magical ritual and meta-process of binding (refer etymology of Tantra, Yoga and religion) (see Namkha). This knot/net/web metaphor also conveys the Buddhist teaching of the Doctrine of Interpenetration.


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Symmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains straight lines, Has crossing lines.

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The endless knot or eternal knot is part of the Buddhist Symbols group.

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