Zia symbol has four groups of four rays, extending from the top, bottom, left and right of the circle. The four rays in each group represent different contents. They represent four directions (North, South, East and West); Four seasons of the year (spring, summer, autumn and winter); Four periods of the day (morning, noon, evening, evening); The four stages of life (childhood, youth, adulthood and old age).
The circle in the middle of the light connects the light together, representing love and life. “Four” is the auspicious or sacred number of the Zia. The flag of New Mexico consists of a red sun symbolizing Zia on a yellow land. It was designed in 1920 and officially launched in 1925.