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The Primal Force in Symbol: Understanding the Language of Higher Consciousness

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An exhaustive study of symbology--the science of symbols--and how symbols act on multiple levels of our experience

• Examines the role of symbol in a wide array of Eastern and Western sources

• Reveals how symbols form a language akin to music that allows one to grasp the universal order

If a person does not learn the grammar of a language, the best dictionary in the world ca
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published January 14th 2009 by Inner Traditions (first published April 8th 1997)
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Katelis Viglas
Useful book, better than I thought in advance. Some definitions of the symbol are very good, spot-on, even witty. But the persistence of the writer in the term "synthema", as being better, and not only different, to symbol, needs more attention. The term synthema was exaclty the word the anciecnt theurgists were using. For example, in the work of Iamblichus or in the Chaldaic Oracles the term senthema refers to the symbolic statues, amulets, stones, etc., or the nomina barbara that were used in ...more
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