Synopses & Reviews
As human beings, we live in a world of symbols. From traffic signs to the very letters that comprise these words, symbols are woven into every aspect of daily life. Since prehistoric times humans have used symbolic representation to communicate with each other and with the divine.
In Signs, Symbols & Omens, leading occult authority Ray Buckland describes the form and meaning of over 800 symbols from ancient and modern religions, magical traditions, and indigenous cultures around the world:
- Ancient Egypt
- Australian Aborigines
- Aztec and Mayan
- Ceremonial Magic
- Greek and Roman
- Magical Alphabets
- Native American
Understand the symbols used throughout human history and gain a deeper appreciation for the depth of the human experience and the vast uncharted realm of the collective unconscious.
Reference more than 800 symbols in this guide by leading occult author Buckland. It includes the symbols, signs, and omens observed in virtually every significant culture and religion in the world.
More than 800 esoteric symbols from around the world From the well-known zodiac of astrology to the intricacies of the Pennsylvania Dutch hex signs, the metaphysical field is replete with symbols and sigils. Many of them were incomprehensible to the uninitiated--until now. Reference more than 800 symbols in this guide by leading occult author Raymond Buckland. It includes the symbols, signs, and omens observed in virtually every significant culture and religion in the world.
A directory of more than 800 esoteric symbols from around the world. It includes the symbols, signs and omens from many significant cultures and religions, including alchemy, Rosicrucianism, gnosticism, Voudoun and Ancient Egypt. There is a line drawing of each symbol.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-244).