Symbols have been used in all religions of the world for the purpose of apprehending spiritual truths. The fundamental reality beyond the sensible universe has been conceived by human beings according to their tendencies and capacities, called by different names, represented by different forms, and approached by different methods of worship.
In this book eight principal symbols of the eight major religions-Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam have been delineated.
Part 1. Introductory Essay
Worshipping God through Symbols
Part 2. Explanation of the Symbols