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The dharmachakra (Pali: dhammacakka) or wheel of dharma is a widespread symbol used in Indian religions, including Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism.[1][2]

Wheel of Dharma symbol

Dharmachakra in front of a statue of Padmasambhava. Lake Rewalsar, Himachal Pradesh, India

Historically, the dharmachakra was often used as a decoration in East Asian statues and inscriptions, beginning with the earliest period of East Asian culture to the present.[3] It remains a major symbol of the Buddhist religion today.

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