Ancient symbols – origin and meaning. Part 1

flower of life
Flower of life

Origin: About 8th century BC.

Meaning: A sacred element of creation.

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the all seeing eye
The all seeing eye

Origin: 17th century CE.

Meaning: God’s eye.


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the eye of horus
The eye of Horus

Origin: About 2500 BC.

Meaning: Protect and prevent evil.

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Yin and yang
Yin and yang

Origin: About 3rd century BC.

Meaning: Duality, balance and equilibrium in the universe.

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Star of David
Star of David

Origin: 17th century CE, based on “Seal of Solomon” (about 2nd century CE)

Meaning: God rules and protects us from everywhere, from the six directions – east, west, north, south, up, down.

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Aum
Aum

Origin: About 2nd century CE.

Meaning: A symbol of spiritual power.

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ankh
Ankh

Origin: About 3000 BC.

Meaning: Symbol of eternal life and regeneration.

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Kabbalah
Kabbalah

Origin: About 12th century CE.

Meaning: The tree of life, a spiritual landmark containing all of the cosmos.

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