Trident: a military sceptre in both Eastern and Western traditions, this trident is a stylized rendition of the Chinese character for mountain. It is connected with wisdom and symbolizes the immovable force that attains victory before going into battle.

Trident based on a design by Chögyam Trungpa. Modified and executed by Liza Matthews. Used by permission of Diana J. Mukpo. All rights reserved.

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