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Fabulous Symbol Book Recommendations

Symbol books are evocative and illuminating treasure-houses of images and their meanings, an essential component of my working library. Whether you find them in your dreams, works of art you enjoy, or your own creative output, they are guides to the world of archetype and image. I find that it helps to look up and read about a symbol from a poem or a dream in all of my symbol books. I pulled some books from the shelf to show you the best ones. One of my favorites begins with this quotation from the mystic Meister Eckhart: “When the soul wants to experience something she throws out an image in front of her and then steps into it.”      ...

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Vedic Sacred Geometry: Recommendations to Learn about Yantras

 As an artist and meditator, I’ve been fascinated with the art of India and Asia for decades. One of my favorite sources of creative inspiration (plus Jyotish remedy and Vastu rectification) is the archetypal image known as a yantra. "Yantra"  literally means “tool” in Sanskrit. Yantras are Vedic sacred geometry, thousands of years old. Transcendence Design offers many yantras for Vastu and Jyotish support, both as individual yantras and as discounted yantra sets. We also have the latest expanded edition of the 28-page Yantra Guidebook created by Sherri and her colleagues.     My favorite book on the topic is my friend Madhu Khanna’s Yantra: The Tantric Symbol of Cosmic Unity, a thorough and insightful well-illustrated study of these powerful archetypal icons that she also calls “power diagrams.” I learn...

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