Spiritual Symbols: Light as symbol of Divine [Article] Now Imagine White Light Light as Symbol of Divine Spiritual Poems, Spiritual Quotes, Symbols and Signs Light and Divine Like bees and butterflies around a candle light during a dark night, our bodies, minds and souls get attracted to the ‘light’. The symbolism of Light around the world is mapped within our spiritual practices that use 'Light' as a medium and our spiritual experiences of Divine that often have ‘light’ as the central point. We use words like: ‘divine light’, ‘clear light’, ‘enlightenment’, ‘pure light’, ‘light body’, ‘astral light’ to express our highest meditative states, prayer contemplations, and our overall connection with what we call ‘Divine’. Symbolism of Light Even though we see God as encompassing, omnipotent and omnipresent, we prefer to meet Him or Her diving into the qualities of ‘light’ rather than ‘darkness’. The symbolism of ‘light’ all across the cultures connects us with consciousness, wisdom, moral purity, intelligence, angels, beauty. Inner Light
Spiritual Meaning of Numbers [Article] Symbols Numbers Spiritual Meaning of Numbers Symbols and Signs Spiritual Meaning of Numbers ‘Numbers and numerical proportions have a certain meaning for the cosmos and the world. It is in numbers, we might say, that the harmony that dwells through space is expressed’ Rudolf Steiner, Occult Signs and Symbols The Symbolism of Zero 0 It took Europe relatively long to accept the concept of zero. Zero is associated with nil, non-being, nothingness, emptiness, and with zero defining non-quantitative as non-existent, everything non-quantifiable could now be defined as non-existent - including God. Accepting zero led to the invention of relative numbers, negative quantities, infinite decimal points, abstract and irrational, imaginary numbers. 0 is symbolised by the Tarot card called: Fool, the Element of Air Represented by the HEBREW LETTER: Aleph = Bull or Ox. Spiritual Meaning of Number One 1 Tree of Life, Tarot and Number 1 The Aces are the ‘root’ principles of each element. ‘Energy sent forth.
Symbols and Signs: Symbols of Love [Article] Love Symbols Love Symbols and Signs Self-Development, Relationships, Spiritual Development, Symbols and Signs Love Symbols and Their Meaning Love knows no boundaries. Symbols of Love connect us to the Force of Love and its Eternal Wisdom Heart as a Symbol of Love We somehow naturally start with the heart as a symbol of love. It is interesting that the image depicted on the coins was the heart shaped seeds of a plant called Silphium, a type of fennel, that was used as a herbal contraceptive. The Greeks believed the plant was a gift from Apollo. The heart shape was most likely first associated with sex, and later with love... One of the first known depiction of a heart as a symbol of romantic love dates back to the 13th century. It is found in a French manuscript where a kneeling lover offers his heart to his lady. The heart shape is also formed by the heads of two doves in love, an animal associated with Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of Love. Doves as a Symbol of Love Swans as a Symbol of Love Rose
What is Alchemy? Alchemy Symbols and Their Meaning [Article] What is Alchemy Alchemy Symbols and Signs Spiritual Development, Symbols and Signs, meditation What is Alchemy? Alchemy Symbols and Meanings Secret Art of the Land of Khem 'Khem is an ancient name for the land of Egypt, and alchemy is one of the two oldest sciences known to the world. Manly P. According to an old Rabbi legend, an angel gave Adam the mysteries and secrets of Kabbalah and of Alchemy, promising that when the human race understand these inspired arts, the curse of the forbidden fruit would be removed and man will again enter into the Garden of Eden. Alchemy Symbols, Alchemy Signs The earthly body of alchemy symbols is chemistry. The Phoenicians, and Babylonians were familiar with alchemy. What is Alchemy and Nature Alchemy is based upon the natural phenomenon of growth. Alchemy Symbols and Kabbalistic Tarot painted by Oswald Wirth: Read More within Symbolism of Numbers The Tarot cards are an Alchemical Formula of manifestation. What is Alchemy Q&A What is intelligence? Chinese Alchemy
Meditation Symbols and their Meaning [Article] Meditation Symbols Symbols for Meditation and their Meanings Symbols and Signs, meditation Meditation Spiritual and Occult Symbols During the spiritual training a meditator can use visual images, mantras or words, or feelings and sensations (such as compassion, love, peace) as a focus of a meditation. Thousands of years of spiritual practice short-listed a number of sacred occult symbols of meditation that affect the soul in a special way when it withdraws all attention from the outer world, and focusses on an image, mantra or a feeling. How to Meditate on Symbols During the Meditation on Symbols, one focus on a symbol allowing different ideas and impressions into the mind. During the meditation, helped by Rythmical Breathing, we silence the mind and allow our soul to become one with the symbol within the silence. Meditation Symbols in Buddhism Buddha Eyes or Wisdom Eyes According to Buddhism all beings have the Buddha nature. Dharma Wheel Meditation on Buddha Hindu Meditations and Yantras
Mandala Meaning from Aztecs to Jung [Article] Mandala Meaning What is the Meaning of Mandala Spiritual Development, Alchemy of Love, Symbols and Signs, meditation Mandala Meaning Mandala as a Holy Circle Mandala is a circle that represents Wholeness, that represents Divine, our relation to the Infinite, the world within our body and mind and the world outside. The mandala is used in many spiritual traditions all around the world. Mandala Meaning with Native American Indians Native American Indians have medicine wheels and sand mandalas. The Medicine Wheel or the Sacred Hoop, is a Healing Wheel. Mandala Meaning and Aztecs Circular Aztec calendar is in a form of a Mandala The sacred calendar of the Aztecs of Mexico consisted of a 365-day calendar cycle and a 260-day ritual cycle. The Aztec sacred calendar called 'xiuhpohualli' divides the days and rituals between the Gods. The Aztec calendar can be imagined as two wheels connected to each other. Each day-sign respects a God or an Elemental Force, the provider of the Life Energy for that day.
Om Mani Padme Hum Meaning and Benefits [Article] Om-Mani-Padme-Hum Om Mani Padme Hum Meaning and Benefits Spiritual Development, Chanting Mantras, Symbols and Signs, meditation Meaning and Benefits of Om and Om Mani Padme Hum Mantra for Achieving Buddhahood A Mantra is a word or sound that is repeated, during meditation. Mantras are considered capable of creating transformation of energy / vibration into divine qualities. The Buddha leads us to enlightenment manifesting in the form of the mantra Om Mani Padme Hum... Om Mani Padme Hum Mantra for Achieving Buddhahood It is said that all the teachings of the Buddha are within this mantra. Your ordinary body, speech and mind are purified and transform into, Buddha's holy body, holy speech and holy mind (symbolically represented by AUM). 'Thus the six syllables, OM MANI PADME HUM, mean that by the practice of a path which is an indivisible union of method and wisdom, you can transform your impure body, speech, and mind into the pure exalted body, speech, and mind of a Buddha.' The Meaning of Om
Spiritual Symbolism of Spiral and its Cosmic Rhythms [Article] Seashell Spirit Wish Spiritual Symbolism of Spiral and its Cosmic Rhythms Spiritual Poems, Spiritual Quotes, Symbols and Signs Spiral Symbolism Spiral is mystical, spiral is magical, spiral is an ancient symbol of Divine. Embedded within the Universal pattern of Galaxies and also engraved within each tiny shell, it fascinated many from the beginning of times. The spiral is within the strands of our DNA, flower petals, the branching of trees, a spiral shell, and the shape of our galaxy. Spiral and Golden Ratio The Golden Ratio, roughly equal to 1.618, was first formally introduced by Pythagoras. The Golden ratio, the Fibonacci sequence runs 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13... The pattern can be found in the placement of the leaves on most plants, in a pine cone, in the shape of our DNA, in distant galaxies reflecting the magic interconnectedness of our micro and macro cosmos. Leonardo da Vinci's 'Vitruvian Man' (1487) illustrates the Golden ratio. Ancient Spiral and its Cosmic Symbolism Spiral Quotes
Chinese Alchemy: The Secret of the Golden Flower [Article] Secret of Golden Flower Chinese Alchemy Spiritual Development, Spiritual Quotes, Symbols and Signs, meditation The Secret of the Golden Flower Chinese Alchemy The ancient science of alchemy still influences the contemporary spiritual theories, and stays shaping the spiritual philosophies of our time. The whirlpool of its magic at one point became madness for the alchemists who tried to decipher its secret language of symbols and signs, and for the ones who managed to just bath in the beauty of its images, it stayed full of blessings. Chinese Alchemy, Secret of Golden Flower - Merge of Male and Female Energy It is the merge of male and female that fascinates us so much, it is the White Queen and the Black King that unite to give a birth to a child that is perfect and immortal. It is Male that is our Collective Consciousness, that is Sun, Reason, Science, Law & Order. Chinese Alchemy Symbols, The Mind as an unusual son of Chaos Extracts from the Secret Of The Golden Flower Mindful Being Course
Mantras for Meditation [Article] Chanting Mantras, meditation Mantras for Meditation Magic of Mantras Singing mantras is an ancient spiritual practice of singing to God, repeating vibrational sounds and words. Singing words of mantras, prayers or devotional songs we become pure love and joy. Singing mantras that have a meaning of infinite love, or Cosmic ideation, we shift our focus into Cosmic, into Universal, into Divine and start to resonate with peace and contentment. Mantras and Meditation within Various Spiritual Practices The word meditation comes from ‘meditari’ (Latin), meaning ‘to concentrate’. Buddhism Meditation and Mantras Buddhists pursue meditation as a spiritual tool within their path toward Enlightenment and Nirvana Buddhist meditation techniques include breath meditation, meditations for developing mindfulness and concentration. Buddhism Mantra Singing Singing mantras is a major part of Buddhist meditative practices. Christian Meditation Christianity and Signing Devotional Songs Hinduist Meditation Gayatri Mantra