Richly decorated silver or gold-colored incense burner with the 8 Buddhist prosperity symbols. For burning thinner incense sticks.
The 8 Buddhist Prosperity Symbols
The vase symbolizes the richness of Buddhist teachings (the Dharma), long life and prosperity.
The lotus symbolizes transformation on the spiritual path. As a lotus arises from the mud and transforms into a beautiful flower, so also our human ‘mud’ transforms into beautiful qualities of love, compassion and wisdom.
The victory banner symbolizes the complete victory of negative / destructive forces within ourselves.
The parasol symbolizes the protection that the Dharma offers to all living beings by protecting them from negative influences, illnesses, obstacles, misfortune, etc.
The dharma wheel symbolizes the setting in motion of the Buddha’s Teaching and its dissemination.
The fish symbolize the fact that people who practice the Dharma need not fear drowning in the ocean of suffering because they can move with the flow through right insight and action.
The infinite knot symbolizes the interdependence of all phenomena, an aspect of Buddha’s wisdom.
The shell symbolizes the beneficial sound of the Dharma, which dispels the suffering of living beings.