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Symbols of Eternity

Landmarks for a Soul Journey


Malcolm Stewart

288 pp.  
8" x 9 1/4"
Illustrations: 240 Color

Floris Books

Paperback

$40.00
Published:  January 2012

978-0-86315-837-7


Symbols play an extraordinary role in human culture and belief around the world. Their power, for good or ill, can launch us into alternative realms, leading us not only towards light and truth, but also down darker paths to intolerance and hatred.

Building on his acclaimed study of sacred geometry in Patterns of Eternity, the author starts by exploring megaliths, the ancient stones of the Bible, the lingams on India and the Black Stone of Mecca. He goes on to consider questions of harmony and value in the Flower of Life, the enneagram, the Solfeggio scale, alchemical symbols, and the cube of light, as well as the controversial area of the swastika.


The polygons that occur in the Pythagorean Seals (plus an eleven-sided polygon)

Throughout, the author brings the unexpected discoveries of his own journeys to bear on the subject, continually testing the limits of our material reality.

Wonderfully illustrated with more than 200 color photographs and diagrams, this fascinating book covers ancient history, science, music, art and culture, drawing them together into a coherent, inspiring journey for the reader.

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