The Caduceus or Herald’s Staff
The word Caduceus comes from the Greek word Kerykeion, meaning “Messenger”, and the symbol is attributed to Hermes Trismegistus, the originator and creator of all Magical Arts, but also to Hermes, the Messenger of the Gods, later known as the God Mercury in Roman mythology. The staff is flanked by two wings, symbolizing the primacy of mind that rises over matter to dominate it. Twined around the staff, two mating snakes symbolize the struggle between good and evil, here kept in balance. The Caduceus signifies the miraculous power of the one who is able to restore health to an ailing human body. What is the significance of the snake? In order to heal, the person suffering must shed the old skin to allow a new body to be reborn.Ancient civilizations had great respect for the snake, for the acuteness of its vision, and for its focus and vigilance; both qualities essential characteristics for doctors. So, the Caduceus attributes both medical and moral significance to the snakes. Today it is the official symbol of the medical science.
Lady with a Laurel Wreath in Meditation - Contemplation of a Pyramid
Pyramid Symbology: The Pyramid represents enlightenment. It is an emblematic and architectural Symbol of man’s capacity to free himself from his own earthly dimension and to ascend to the sky, to the golden sun, to the supreme source of enlightenment.
Laurel: represents enlightenment’s plant, a symbol of divine wisdom; for this reason it was consecrated by the ancient Greeks to God Apollo.
The dragonfly symbolizes change and transformation. It is connected to magic and illusion.
Due to its changing body and to its wings, which reflect light like a mirror, the dragonfly teaches us that reality is not real indeed.
The dragonfly calls us beyond the illusory veil of the life which we believe we are living; in which we are yet actually still sleeping and not yet really born.
The dragonfly pushes us to overcome the illusions upon which we base our existence which color our perception of the truth every day of our life.
"Feel no shame for what you are.
Feel it as a waterfall.
Fall in the light.
Fall in the light.
Grow in light.
Jeffrey Scott Buckley (1966-1997)
American singer, song-writer and guitarist.
The Tao, literally the Way or the Path that creates and supports all the Universe, is the principle on which is based the Taoism. The latter, designates both the philosophical and mystical doctrines (a naturalistic and no-moral philosophy, meaning that its principles are ispired by the cycles of nature and within which it doesn’t exist a moral law), and the Taoist religion, institutionalized in the first century a.C. (atheistic religion, not believing in the existence of a Creator). The creative act is not a single starting point by one deity but it is a continuous creative process in the space. According to the Taoism, the only one fixed and constant law in the universe is the change.
The Tao is associated with the concept of Yin and Yang, principles that mantain the natural order of the Tao, that is the universe; two polarities of different sign : Yin, feminine energy, the Moon. Yang, male energy, the Sun. The two spirals that constitute the Symbol represent the descent and ascent of the opposite aspects of each cosmo’s energy. The Tao is a rotational ciclic simmetry that combines all the cosmo’s energies in their opposite aspects, making them complementary.
The Feminine Wind of the Future
The Women and her inner journey looking for the Mother Goddess within her.
You Are My Mirror