Gift from Enlightened

Spiritual Messages from Enlightened Minds Friday 07 December 2012 at 09:54 am

Spiritual Quotes

Spiritual Messages from Enlightened Minds

'As a mother would risk her life to protect her child, her only child, even so should one cultivate a limitless heart with regard to all beings. So with a boundless heart should one cherish all living beings; radiating kindness over the entire world.'

The Buddha About Compassion Sutta Nipata I, 8

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What is Alchemy

Alchemy Symbols and Signs Tuesday 13 November 2012 at 11:21 am

Symbols and Signs

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  is one of the two oldest sciences known to the world. The other one is Astrology.'

Manly P. Hall about Alchemy

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.

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Tree of Life

What is the meaning of the tree of life? Thursday 11 October 2012 at 6:05 pm

Symbols and Signs

Meaning of Tree of Life

Ancient Beliefs

Mayan World Tree

Symbols and signs: Tree of Life - Mayan World Tree

The Mayan believed heaven to be a wonderful, magical place on Earth hidden by a mystical mountain.  They called this place Tamoanchan.  Heaven, Earth, and Underworld (Xibalba) were connected by the ‘world tree’.  The world tree grew at the locus of creation, all things flowing out from that spot into four directions.  These were: East associated with red, North represented by white, West that is black and South that is yellow.  The Mayan tree of life is a cross with its centre being the point of ‘absolute beginning’, the source of all creation and its branches passing through each of the three layers of existence - underworld, earth, and the sky.

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