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Mysterium Cosmographicum: Johannes Kepler’s First Major Work

By |2020-09-07T01:41:31+03:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mysterium Cosmographicum is an astronomy book by the German astronomer Johannes Kepler, published at Tübingen in 1597 and in a second edition in 1621. Kepler proposed that the distance relationships between the six planets known at that time could be understood in terms of the [...]

Form Constant – History and Cultural Significance

By |2020-01-03T17:07:36+03:00July 14th, 2019|Categories: Consciousness, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

A form constant is one of several geometric patterns which are recurringly observed during hallucinations and altered states of consciousness. In 1926, Heinrich Klüver systematically studied the effects of mescaline (peyote) on the subjective experiences of its users. In addition to producing hallucinations characterized by [...]

Vastu Shastra: The Science of Architecture

By |2019-03-06T15:34:35+03:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

Vastu Shastra (vāstu śāstra) is a traditional Hindu system of architecture which literally translates to "science of architecture." These are texts found on the Indian subcontinent that describe principles of design, layout, measurements, ground preparation, space arrangement, and spatial geometry. Vastu Shastras incorporate traditional Hindu [...]

Works of Art and Architecture Designed With the Golden Ratio

By |2019-01-17T01:59:24+03:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Many works of art are claimed to have been designed using the golden ratio. However, many of these claims are disputed, or refuted by measurement. The golden ratio, an irrational number, is approximately 1.618; it is often denoted by the Greek letter φ (phi). Early [...]

Platonic Solids and Sacred Geometry

By |2020-01-03T17:16:11+03:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The term "sacred geometry" is used by archaeologists, anthropologists, and geometricians to encompass the religious, philosophical, and spiritual beliefs that have sprung up around geometry in various cultures during the course of human history. Sacred geometry involves sacred universal patterns used in the design of [...]

Heart Shape – Symbolism and Origins

By |2018-07-20T02:33:51+03:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

The heart shape is an ideograph used to express the idea of the "heart" in its metaphorical or symbolic sense as the center of emotion, including affection and love, especially romantic love. The "wounded heart" indicating lovesickness came to be depicted as a heart symbol [...]

Circle: Appearances, Meanings and Purposes

By |2018-06-13T22:25:42+03:00May 26th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

With apologies to 1990s alt-rock fans, a perfect circle cannot exist outside the realm of mathematics. From subatomic particles to carefully built structures, nothing in the physical world passes the perfect circle test, where every point on the circumference is exactly equidistant from the circle’s [...]

Swastika: A Pure Spiritual Symbol

By |2020-02-13T22:43:24+03:00April 15th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A Navaho Singer, tracing a rainbow serpent, describes the shores of the heavenly 'whirling lake.' Upon the surface of this lake with no outlet and no bottom, he outlines with colored sand the cross of the 'whirling logs.' He carefully fashions the eight Yei figures [...]

7 Spiritual Symbols and Their Meanings

By |2019-12-21T03:04:07+03:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Symbols are one of the amazing things that can leave a strong psychological impression in our minds just from their appearance. Just from looking at some symbols, we feel love. While others, we feel darkness just from being in their presence. The list of symbols [...]

The Secret Power of Number Three

By |2020-07-25T04:52:10+03:00October 5th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

All human beings understand number system. All of us live in a physical universe where things come in different numbers, and so different cultures will highlight different numbers as particularly important, ritualize them and make them culturally important. We see widespread use of the number [...]