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Symbols - What does heaven look like

Chrysalis

A chrysalis takes its symbolism in part from from the Thread and cord.  The soul is trapped within a cage or shell that prevents it from flying, in other words the soul is trapped in a figurative body. 

It ‘dies’ spiritually - being denied access beyond the case it is in to the world of spirit.

The symbolism is also linked to that for the butterfly and moth, as well as that of the caterpillar.

The chrysalis stage is both a time of change in which considerable alteration of function and form take place as well as being a time when the person is bodied.  The silk surrounding the person can also be viewed as a symbolic ‘template’.  Thus form and function are being altered according to a new template.

 

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