The Eight Auspicious Symbols, Tashi Targye, are shown here in the form of a long banner. From top to bottom: 1. White Umbrella - protects from all evil 2. Golden Fish - happiness, beings saved from the sea of suffering 3. Vase - containing the nectar of immortality 4. Lotus - purity and spiritual unfoldment 5. Conch Shell - proclaims the teachings of the enlightened ones 6. Knot of Eternity - the meditative Mind 7. Victory Standard - proclaims the victory of Buddhism 8. Dharma Wheel - symbol of spiritual law.