Category Archives: ancient symbolism

The 12 Jungian Personality Archetypes: Which Ones Are You?

The human mind is complex. With the help of neuroscientists, modern psychology is still trying to work out how the mind and consciousness works. But we don’t seem to be any closer to understanding than Sigmund Freud or Carl G. Jung.

Jungian archetypes

Jung’s theories have largely been dismissed as pseudo-philosophy because of their mystical nature. He agreed with ancient wisdom that said there is only the one True Self. Until we discover that Truth, we have a split personality disorder.

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What Is The Symbolic Meaning Of A Square?

The square is used symbolically in spiritual and esoteric artwork to represent attributes of the four.

Vitruvian man: image courtesy of Wikipedia

In the many ancient writings, the four was expressed using nature; the four directions, the four winds, the four seasons, the four elements, the four evangelists and so on. Maybe you know some of your own. Continue reading What Is The Symbolic Meaning Of A Square?

The Symbolic Meaning of Bells

Bells have a deep symbolic meaning that is associated with the mind and the expansion of consciousness. You have to do some digging to reach that conclusion of course. Well, you don’t because I’ve done all the graft for you.

Bells are symbolic of super consciousness
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The Symbolic Meaning of the Vesica Piscis

Let’s dive straight into this: it’s fish related.

Vesica Piscis
A Christian saint emerging from the womb of the Cosmic Mother

The Vesica Piscis represents balance and creation. But as I will demonstrate in this article it has a deeper meaning – that creation is the result of consciousness. Perfect creation requires a balance of male and female energies. Continue reading The Symbolic Meaning of the Vesica Piscis

Nine Steps to Rediscovering The Buddha In You

We are all born as Buddhas – enlightened beings. But the illusion of the world confuses our feeble minds and we forget who we really are. Or what we really are: Natural.

the path of consciousness

The ancients discovered this truth and wrote about it at great lengths. Except the secrets are hidden in symbolism. Only by decoding the symbolism and practicing the advice therein, will you rediscover your Buddha nature. Continue reading Nine Steps to Rediscovering The Buddha In You

The Deeper Symbolic Meaning of Ganesh – That Hindu God You Kinda Know

Lord Ganesh is arguably the most recognisable of all the Hindu Gods. The distinguishable elephant head is a dead give-away, even if you can’t always remember his name…

…how many times have you caught yourself saying, “Oh, that’s that Hindu God, what’s his chops…?”

Or is that just me!

Hindu God Ganesh
Ganesh: The Remover of Obstacles..and a little bit more

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Who Are The 12 Adityas in Hindu Mythology?

Who Are The 12 Adityas in Hindu Mythology?

If you only read one article on this blog, let it be this one. The 12 Adityas in Hindu mythology explain the evolution of consciousness from its primordial unformed state into energy that transforms into karmic manifestation.

The Adityas represent the evolution of consciousness and energy

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