In this picture, the Buddha has just attained enlightenment at Bodh Gaya. He went to Sarnath and taught his first speech to set the "wheel of dharma"
Stone panel depicting footprints of the Buddha, Mauryan period, 1st centry BCE. from greqa stupa at amaravati, guntur district, andhra pradesh sandstone. This is transferred from the India Museum. The wheels on the center of each foot are representations of the Dharmachakras, the wheel of the law. A closer examination reveals presence of triratnas (the three jewels)
The wheel in this picture represents the law. It is called Vajrapani and First Five Disciples Listen to the First Sermon. He is sitting under a different tree to consider what he had understood and the bliss it produced.
A tibetan library of works and archives. Posted on September 25, 2009. This wheel of dharma is depicted on the celing of the entrance of the library.
This is the middle archway of the western gateway. This middle archway is the BUddha delivering a sermon. Buddha is represented her as the wheel. This symbolism refers back to his first sermon, the four noble truths when he set the wheel of dharma in motion.
The tibetan Wheel of Life . The center shows a rooster chasing a pig chasing a snake chasing the rooster representing craving, hatred and ignorance. Around it are people in the white semicircle of life and others descending the black semicircle of death.
This is at a Peace Stupa(a peace pagoda or buddhist shrine). It is that Buddha's cremated remains are divided among local rulers in Northern India. Remains splitted into eight portions. In this picture of the shrine it shows 2 buddhas on lotus thrones. "The buddha on the left's hands are in Dharmachakra mudra, the gesture of teaching"
This is a headdress, a type of art. This artwork of Songsten Gampo, first king and unifier of Tibet. These are dharma protectors.
This picture is taken by Chong Go Sunim, and his dharma brothers have been working on building this Dharma Hall. This artwork is painted. The color bands in this picture represents waves of energ radiating outward into the world from fundamental Buddha essence. The golden bat in this artwork are known as a dharma protector in Korean Buddhism.
This is the Dharma wheel statue that is on top of a temple in Tibet.