The basic form of Merpati Putih logo is a pentagon shield.
In general it means 'to find and to seek the right doing
From its logo, the dove represents the philosophy that Merpati Putih
members must make friends and
keep peace where ever they are. The hand facing-in symbolizes the greetings from Merpati Putih
members to welcome all kinds of people. The hand also means that Merpati Putih must be able to reject
the bad things.
The pentagon shield represent the basic principles of Indonesia, Panca Sila.
The red writing of Merpati Putih with background white represents bravery
that based on the purity of the soul.
The Merpati Putih members always wears white shirt and black pants. The white shirt is a place-in shirt which means that the person who wears it are to be worn by a pure and clean spirit when practicing. The black pants symbolizes the firmness of will and heart when carrying out the final purpose which is friendships and peace. The red pentagon over the neck reminds Merpati Putih members to be always brave and loyal in their steps and forwards.
All Merpati Putih members always known to wear red belt except in beginners
level. This is to show that all members are one family. The seniority rank,
therefore, represented by the strip at the corner of the belt, which ends
at white stripe. This is to show that it starts with white to begin and
ends with white stripe as well, in which the white means the cleanness
and purity of heart and will.