Posted in Symbol, tagged Ouroboros, Symbol on November 21, 2008|
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The ‘Ouroboros’, also known as ‘the tail devouring snake’ is an ancient symbol exhibiting a serpent or dragon swallowing its own tail and forming a circle.
The ‘Ouroboros’ often represents “Self-reflexivity” or a cycle; in the sense that things or entities are constantly re-creating themselves.
It also represents the idea of primordial unity related to something existing from the beginning with such force or qualities that it cannot be extinguished.
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The Mystical Knot is one of the eight auspicious signs that symbolize the Eight Fold paths of Buddhism. The Knot is also known as the ‘Mystic Dragon’ and is a symbol of Eternity and Unity.
The Tibetans first identified the sacred geometry contained within this Knot. It is said to be a symbol of unending love, interconnectedness of all beings and good fortune. Those wearing or displaying this powerful mystic knot symbol will enjoy good fortune.
As you can see the Knot has no beginning and no ending; this is meant to symbolize the infinite wisdom of Buddha. This Endless Knot is also said to be the perfect insignia for undying and unconditional love. It is a lucky symbol ensuring that the love in the marriage or relationship will last. It symbolizes endless-togetherness. Many feel that the symbol exhibits the link or weave between Wisdom and Compassion. It is also said to signify the interplay of the opposing forces in the dualistic world of manifestation, leading to their unification and to the harmony in the universe.
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