I recently attended a Mongolian art exhibit which happened to feature the
eight symbols of Buddhism. One of them was the "Endless Knot," which I was
told signified endless love and harmony.
This knot could have passed for an example of Celtic knotwork. It was
identical to designs I have seen in various books.
I also saw other example of endless, but less symmetrical, knots in the
Does anyone know the connection, if any, between Celtic knotwork and a
Buddhist symbol and Mongolian art? Are these examples of convergent
evolution, or did one hail from the other(s)?