Maitripa College Seal
The College seal is used for legal and ceremonial purposes and combines traditional Western and Tibetan elements, including:
* the olive branch, symbolizing peace and moral and intellectual victory and often seen in western academic art,
* the Dharma jewel and dharmachakra (teaching wheel) taken from the College logo which was designed by Lama Zopa Rinpoche and Yangsi Rinpoche (see logo description)
* the imagery of the moon and the sun which is traditional in much of Tibetan art symbolizing wisdom and compassion (among other things)
* the College’s three pillars (scholarship, meditation, and service) in both English and Tibetan script.