Marie Byles was also a committed Buddhist. In 1938 she travelled through Burma and Tibet, encountered Buddhism and read the Bhagavad-Gita.She wrote many books on the subject and establishing the Buddhist Society in Sydney with her friend Leo Berkeley.
the wheel of dharma on Buddha’s hand The dharma wheel, or dharmachakra in Sanskrit, is one of the oldest symbols of Buddhism. Around the globe it is used to represent Buddhism in the same way that a cross represents Christianity or a Star of David represents Judaism. It is also one of the Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism. A traditional dharma wheel is a chariot wheel with varying number of spokes. It can be in any color, although it is most often gold.
May I be a guard for those who need protection A guide for those on the path A boat, a raft, a bridge for those who wish to cross the flood May I be a lamp in the darkness A resting place for the weary