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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
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Mystic Sciences >> Alchemy
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
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
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

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Remarks on the universal symbolism of the number 72
Scott: Universal symbolism of the number 72. 121 hundred and fourteen by 6.28, the double of 3.
The Symbolism of the Ark: Universal Symbolism of - The Matheson
Symbolism of the Ark. Universal Symbolism of the Receptacle of Divine Immanence. Y b.
“Pinya” – A Universal Symbol of Hospitality and Welcome “Pinya
Aug 28, 2008 “Pinya” – A Universal Symbol of Hospitality and Welcome.
Cosmology or Universal Science (Secret Symbolism of the
THE SECRET SYMBOLS OF THE ROSICRUCIANS. ———><><——— which are the external causes of the universal manifestations of life?
Weaving the symbolism of light
According to a well-known universal symbolism, “light” expresses the distinction of creation from the “darkness” of non-distinction or primeval chaos.

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Bloomberg Says Wall Street Protesters Can Remain in Zuccotti Park
Nathan Leigh, one of the crafters of the object, said that he and his friends on the Arts & Culture Working Group had chosen the Statue of Liberty because of its universal symbolism.

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Symbols and their meaning
Signs, Symbols, Meaning and Interpretation
These universal symbols are often called archetypes, especially by followers of Jung.
Universal Symbolism and Islam's Contributions to Western Art
Coomaraswamy on Universal Symbolism
Coomaraswamy on Universal Symbolism and Art Historians.

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