Category: Hindu Symbolism

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Hindu Symbolism

Aryaman: The Symbolic Meaning of the Adityas God

The Rig Veda names Aryaman as one of the 33 most important gods of the Hindu pantheon. On that basis alone, it is worth looking into the esoteric symbolism surrounding…

Three Gunas
Hindu Symbolism Self-Development

The Three Gunas in Hinduism

Human consciousness is complex; so complicated in fact that modern science is struggling to come to terms with the unpredictable and unexplainable “phenomena” that is pure consciousness. Scientists that do…

Symbolic meaning of mithra-varuna
Hindu Symbolism World Mythology

The Symbolic Meaning of Mitra-Varuna in Hindu Mythology 

Several weeks ago, I published an article about the Hindu god, Agni. In the article, I presented evidence the ancient Sanskrit writers of India understood consciousness and the psychology of…

Symbolic meaning of agni
Hindu Symbolism Self-Development

The Symbolic Meaning of the Hindu God Agni

Hindu mythology is rich in symbolism and meaning. The symbolic meaning of Agni is a profound example and underscores the genius of ancient Sages. The timeless wisdom left for us…

Hindu Symbolism

The Symbolic Meaning of Lord Shiva and Parvati

Shiva is the most powerful of the three Gods in the Hindu Trimurti and also the most complex….

Buddhist Symbolism Hindu Symbolism

The Symbolic Meaning of The Umbrella in Buddhism

According to mainstream Buddhism, the Umbrella or Parasol is a symbol of protection from illness…

Buddhist Symbolism Hindu Symbolism

The Symbolic Meaning of the Conch Shell in Buddhism

Symbols used in Buddhism and other religions have hidden meanings. Organised groups give you one version which is a small piece of the jigsaw. The exoteric meaning you find on…

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Buddhist Symbolism Hindu Symbolism

The Symbolic Meaning of The Lotus Flower

The lotus flower is the most distinguished and recognisable symbol of Buddhism (and Hinduism)….