Adorning is a term which means decorating with ornaments. An example would be the adorning motifs in murals or on monastery walls in Tibet, such as:
(1) kalacakra seal which is an 'adorning motif ' in murals or on monastery walls that symbolizes the highest initiations into occult knowledge which can only be possessed by a few high lamas;
(2) Wheel of life is another 'adorning motif' in murals or on monastery walls. The demon of impermanence holds a wheel which is segmented into six sections, which means all realms of existence; and
(3) sun and moon that are usually seen on village houses and top of stupas, an 'adorning motif' that symbolizes the source of light and union of opposites.
Adorningis means to lend beauty to or to enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments:
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