The 8 auspicious symbols
The Vase symbolizes the richness of Buddhist doctrine (the Dharma), longevity and prosperity.
The Lotus symbolizes transformation on the spiritual path. Just as a Lotus emerges from the mud and transforms into a beautiful flower, our human "mud" transforms into beautiful qualities of love, compassion and wisdom.
The Victory Banner symbolizes complete victory over our negative/destructive forces.
The Parasol symbolizes the protection that the Dharma offers to all living beings by protecting them from negative forces, diseases, obstacles, accidents, etc.
The Dharma Wheel symbolizes the Buddha's teachings and their dissemination.
The Pisces symbolizes the fact that Dharma practitioners should not fear drowning in the ocean of suffering, as they can follow the current with appropriate vision and action.
The Node of Infinity symbolizes the interdependence of all phenomena, an aspect of Buddha's wisdom.
The Conch symbolizes the healing sound of the Dharma, which dissipates the suffering of living beings.