Prior to the Greeks and the medical community adopting the Caduceus as “their” symbol(s), it was part of several ancient esoteric and mystical communities, symbolizing movement of the “Kundalini” (Ida, Pingala and Sushumna (literally "snakes" in Sanskrit, or known as "energetic channels")) traversing "within the body"… The dragon represents many things to numerous cultures. A Lunar-white Dragon symbolizes death and rebirth... The Phoenix for many millenniums has also represented transformation, i.e. bursting into flame, emerging from the ash completely renewed... An awakening and metamorphosis is occurring all over the world (both within and without!)… May the above photo of an Aurora traversing the Milky Way, taken by Catalin Tapardel of Kakwa, Alberta, Canada, represent evolution in and out of all; known and unknown dimensions and realms… "Know" you are blessed and graced by the Infinite that has no boundaries and/or definitions! Awaken and Be... If you would like to see more of Catalin's work, please go to:
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