Esoteric symbols etc.
aviculalunae: The Ouroboros, Greek for ‘tail swallower’ is depicted as a snake in circular motion swallowing it’s tail - on occasion, it can be seen in a lemniscate shape (as seen above). It originated in Egypt to symbolize the sun; in terms of Gnostic beliefs, it is a referral to the solar god Abraxas, signifying infinity and the soul of the earth.
Ouroboros:An ancient symbol frequently used in alchemical illustrations to symbolize the circular nature of the alchemist's opus. Often represents self-reflexitivity or cyclicality, especially in the sense of something constantly recreating itself thus illustrating the Nietzschean concept of eternal recurrence.
Miscellaneous treatises on alchemy, including John Lydgate’s ‘The Churl and the Bird’. England, second half of the 15th century.
Hand of the Mysteries Also known as The Hand of the Philosopher, or The Hand of the Master Mason, it holds in signs and symbols the secrets of the Art Alchemia and nobody can understand this hand, unless he becomes first a juror of the philosophers. It is covered with alchemical and allegorical symbols and icons that each carry their own meaning. Each symbol is a key to a higher truth, reading these symbols would help the Alchimist/Philosopher to find the Philosopher’s Stone. Understandin...
Sacred geometry is the expression of geometry related to the evolution of consciousness, mind, body, and spirit in geometric terms. True sacred geometry is not just static angular forms. It is organic and living-it is in constant evolution (transcendence) or devolution (materialization), ascending or descending from one form to another.