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The Zia symbol consists of a red circle with various rays pointing in four directions. Four is a sacred number of the Zia culture. It is associated with the four compass directions, seasons of weather, stages of life, pe... More »

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The New Mexico state flag features a dark yellow background with a red Zia sun in the middle. A symbol of the Zia Pueblo Indians, the sun features a circle in the middle with four sets of four rays coming out of the circ... More »

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A Zen circle is the symbol for enlightenment or circle of enlightenment, according to Japanese Zen Buddhism. It is referred to as enso, which means circle. Other meanings that are known to be applied to the Zen circle ar... More »

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