The Cosmic Egg

The ancients imagined that the universe was hatched from a primordial egg.  The egg has captivated humans and it has become a symbol of life, fertility, generation and re-generation.  To the Alchemists it was analoguous to the Macrocosm, the universe. This embryo of the universe has been called the world egg, cosmic egg or mundane … More The Cosmic Egg

Symbols

As above, so below  As without, so within symbol (n.)           early 15c., “creed, summary, religious belief,” from Late Latin symbolum “creed, token, mark,” from Greek symbolon “token, watchword, sign by which one infers; ticket, a permit, license” (the word was applied c.250 by Cyprian of Carthage to the Apostles’ Creed, on the notion of the … More Symbols