Lo specchio: folclore, simbolismo e usi

Parliamo degli specchi… oggetti da sempre avvolti da un magico alone di fascino, di mistero e di incanto. Protagonisti di storie, fiabe, leggende, sono presenti sin dall’inizio della civiltà umana. I primi specchi realizzati nell’antichità erano semplici lastre di metallo, spesso argento, rame o bronzo, perfettamente lucidate.Nel XIV secolo a Venezia, in particolare a Murano,Continua a leggere “Lo specchio: folclore, simbolismo e usi”

Rings: origins and symbolism

The origin of the ring is very ancient and dates back to the Bronze Age (if not earlier), and already in the Cretan-Mycenaean civilization it became a precious and carefully worked object. Around 1800 BC the use of the seal-ring , of Mesopotamian derivation, spread as a form of seal for documents, from which the symbolic meaning of authority thatContinua a leggere “Rings: origins and symbolism”

La luna e i suoi misteri

La Luna è l’unico satellite della Terra. Il suo nome proprio viene talvolta utilizzato, per antonomasia, come sinonimo di satellite anche per i corpi celesti che orbitano attorno ad altri pianeti. Orbita a una distanza sufficientemente vicina da essere osservabile ad occhio nudo, così che sulla sua superficie è possibile distinguere delle macchie scure eContinua a leggere “La luna e i suoi misteri”

Mudfossils: the origins of the mountains between ancient giants and Nephilim

At the end of the 18th century, the haze of fantasy and mysticism that tended to obscure the true nature of the Earth began to be swept away…We all know more or less that rocks have different origins.Some rock layers, containing clearly identifiable fossil remains of fish and other forms of animal and plant lifeContinua a leggere “Mudfossils: the origins of the mountains between ancient giants and Nephilim”

Dante Alighieri: the great poet and esotericism

Dante Alighieri is widely considered the father of the Italian language, his fame is eminently due to the paternity of the Comedìa , which later became famous as the Divine Comedy , universally considered the greatest work written in Italian and one of the greatest masterpieces of world literature. Expression of medieval culture, filtered through the lyric of the DolceContinua a leggere “Dante Alighieri: the great poet and esotericism”

Halo: what are the origins and meanings of the golden circle?

The halo, sometimes also called the nimbus , is a figurative attribute used in sacred art, present not only in the Christian religion but also in many others, including Buddhism, to indicate someone’s holiness. It consists of a halo of light that surrounds the head or body: more specifically, the halo is the light that surrounds the body,Continua a leggere “Halo: what are the origins and meanings of the golden circle?”

Jinn: the truth behind the “genie of the lamp” fairy tale

The jinn [pronounced ʤin:] – (written in Arabic: جِنّ), is a creature mentioned in the Koran, often translated as “genius”, and indicates, in the pre-Islamic and Muslim religions, a supernatural entity, intermediate between the world angelic and humanity, often having a malignant character; even if in some cases it can show itself in a completely benevolent and protectiveContinua a leggere “Jinn: the truth behind the “genie of the lamp” fairy tale”

Creatures of the water: Mermaids and Undines

In a previous article we have already dealt with the spirits of nature, the ” little people “, the elemental beings who live and work in their natural elements which are: earth, air, water and fire. And today, as you will have understood from the title, we are going to deal with the spirits of the waterContinua a leggere “Creatures of the water: Mermaids and Undines”

Music, sounds, vibrations: the frequencies of life

Music has always made us vibrate the strings of the soul, unleashing indescribable emotions … Music can motivate, create enthusiasm, induce calm, bring joy and serenity, other times some sounds can instead induce negative emotions such as anxiety or anguish. Music is closely linked to the origins of man. It is not just an artistic activity,Continua a leggere “Music, sounds, vibrations: the frequencies of life”

New Age: the movement of the new era

New Age is a general expression to indicate a vast movement that includes numerous alternative psychological, social and spiritual currents that arose at the end of the twentieth century in the western world. It began to be spread by the US mass media in the late sixties, to describe the forms of spiritual counterculture interestedContinua a leggere “New Age: the movement of the new era”