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Symbolism of the Labyrinth

The myth of Minotaur tells the story of greed and tyranny, which led Minos to deny a sacrificial bull to Poseidon. The angry god punished the king by making his wife fall in love with the bull. The fruit of … Continue reading

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On the Birth of Aphrodite

If our exact time of place and birth is like a lodestar to interpreting our qualities and our destiny, it must make a lot of sense to look closely at the birth of Venus and relate what we find to … Continue reading

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Rose Red: Symbolism of Blood

1.“White and red combined are the colour of the mysterious rose, the whiteness of milk and the redness of blood, the white of light and the redness of fire.” Eliphas Levi, “The Book of Splendors” 2.“Blood is the first incarnation of … Continue reading

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Meditation on the Mystery of Flowers

Salvador Dali, “Meditative Rose”  I. Remy de Gourmont, “Litanies of the Rose” “Rose with dark eyes,  mirror of your nothingness,  rose with dark eyes, make us believe in the mystery, hypocrite flower, flower of silence.   Rose the colour of pure … Continue reading

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