Spirals occur in nature everywhere you care to look. They symbolize eternity, and the balance of all things.
New Zealand spiral shels by JenniferLMcCallum
Nikon MicroscopyU | Small World Competition | 2009 - 4th Prize Mr. James Hayden The Wistar Institute - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States Specimen: Anglerfish Ovary, H stain (4x) Technique: Autofluorescence
Nikon MicroscopyU | Small World Competition | 2009
Giant Swirl At Crater Lake National Park, Oregon.
The Parker spiral is the shape of the Sun's magnetic field as it extends through the solar system. Unlike the familiar shape of the field from a bar magnet, the Sun's extended field is twisted into an arithmetic spiral by the magnetohydrodynamic influence of the solar wind.
Heliospheric current sheet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some orb-web spiders decorate their webs with a conspicuous silk structure called a stabilimentum (plural: stabilimenta). The function of this structure is a subject of debate. Does it keep birds from flying into webs? Does it attract prey by reflecting ultraviolet light? Does it tell males that a female is ready to mate? Stabilimentum of Octonoba tanakai by Akio Tanikawa via Wikimedia Commons (cc-by-sa)
Nautical treasures...and all spirals
Sacred geometry of the Universe...
stones in motion... «There is a way between voice and presence where information flows. In disciplined silence it opens. With wandering talk it closes.» - Rumi
The Spiral Goddess The spiral is one of the oldest and most widely acknowledged of the sacred symbols, representing the life force, the path in which energy moves and the creative power in each of us. Spiral Goddess Watercolor by thekreations
The visual motif of the spiral is one of the oldest and most enigmatic sacred images known. The spiral pattern is found extensively in nature – encoded into plants, animals, humans, the earth and galaxies around us.