(This is a text-based no-frames version of the Wheel of Life. If your browser supports Frames you might prefer the frames-based version of the Wheel which features a clickable image.)
Overview of the Wheel
This is an original rendition of a traditional Buddhist theme. Yama, as the Lord of Death, is holding up a mirror in the form of a disk. In this mirror we see, not our personal features, but an image of the world as a whole.
The various rings of the wheel are as follows, reading from the centre outwards;
See a full scale version of the wheel image.
Question: Are the various realms real?
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|Original Painting by Chris Choiniere||
The Wheel Images Explained
* The concentric rings read from the centre outward
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