In Traditional Religions symbols are used to demonstrate the metaphysics of nature in rituals.
Symbols have been and continue to be an active part of many religions, including those characterized as Traditional Religions. However, the term symbol is not that easily defined. When someone makes reference to a symbol one is to think that they mean either an object or a drawing of some kind, but it gets more complicated than that. Take the case
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strange to want to do the complete opposite. We live a life filling our minds and the Buddhists claim fulfillment only when the mind is empty. But to them this way of life is what works, they believe what they want and I do the same.
The Buddhist way of life although different from what we are used to is a means to the same end, it helps people to find themselves and find salvation.