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- Aviary at the Gates of Heaven: Examining the Bird Symbolism in the Thoth Empress Card
- "This card, summed up, may be called the Gate of Heaven." Book of Thoth, p. 77. Eight birds adorn the fourth card of the Thoth Deck Major Arcana, The Empress. These eight birds, their variant symbology united, point at one overarching meaning -- as...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
- The Rose - Love, Healing, Symbolism and Alchemy
- When someone gives you red roses you know what it means: Love. Some say it means love and respect, but most of the times it means love and desire. The rose, this wondrous Lady of Flowers, is attributed to femininity. The red rose belongs with Aphrodite, the...
Earth Mysteries >> Essential Oils
- How Odin Became Santa Claus: Symbolism and Pagan Origins of a Gift-Giving Saint
- The story begins in the northern regions of Europe where the supreme god Odin, also known as Wodan among the German tribes, reigned. (He still lives among us in Wednesday, which is Wodan’s day). Odin/Wodan was the god of wisdom, magick and occult knowledge,...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
- The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
- The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Torch Symbolism is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Torch Symbolism books and related discussion.
Suggested Pdf Resources
- The Olympic flame and torch relay
- The flame, from Olympia to the stadium by relay. Origins and Evolution.
- The Olympic Torch
- Review or read the “Olympic Torch and Flame” summary with the students for background information.
- The Olympic Flame
- ceremony or there was something else, unseen, perhaps some symbolism concealed in the sign of the flame or in the lighting of the torch?
Suggested News Resources
- London 2012 Olympics: there is real symbolism in the Olympic Torch
- London 2012 Olympics: there is real symbolism in the Olympic Torch I can't believe the emotion it's evoked, says Ade Adepitan.
Suggested Web Resources
- Torch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Symbolism. The torch is a common emblem of both enlightenment and hope.
- Symbolism Sunday, The Upside-Down Torch « Art of Mourning
- Mar 13, 2011 Yes, it's Symbolism Sunday and it's time to look at a motif through the eyes of a 19th century grieving family.
- The Statue of Liberty and Freemasonry
- Illuminati means to "bare light" one way to symbolize this is by carrying a torch.
- Statue of Liberty National Monument - Frequently Asked Questions
- Apr 18, 2010 What does the torch represent? The torch is a symbol of enlightenment.
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